Brand: Burd Street Press
More Strange Tales Of The Civil War
- Publish Date: 2000-09-05
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Michael Sanders
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More Strange Tales of the Civil War presents readers with more predictions, coincidences, medical oddities, and other bizarre events of the Civil War: Wounded soldiers fight off hungry hogs on the Wheatfield at Gettysburg.After participating in Sherman's famous March to the Sea, a soldier witnesses a murder in a dream months before it happens.During the Battle of Antietam the position of a gun saves Lee and Longstreet and changes the course of history. Two opposing generals never meet in battle but by strange coincidence finally meet years later at a Shiloh cyclorama.A future Pennsylvania governor and president of Pennsylvania State University is saved in battle by a pencil.While walking the field after the Battle at Gettysburg, a reverend observes a contrast in the condition of Union and Confederate soldiers' corpses.