Civil-war stories, books, poems, and more

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song lyric about the sad results of the Civil War Read More
song lyric about John Singleton Mosby, known as the "Gray Ghost" Read More
song lyric about a true incident during the Civil War Read More
song lyric about Confederate legend, Belle Boyd Read More
song lyric about the clash of the Monitor and the Merrimac Read More

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song lyric about beloved Civil War figure, Annie Ethridge Read More
A song lyric about the first shots of the Civil War on Fort Sumter Read More
song lyric about Wilmer McLean, whose property hosted both the start and the finish of the Civil War Read More
A song lyric about Sherman's burning of Columbia, South Carolina during the Civil War Read More

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September 15, 2020

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Set during the Civil War, “Mournful Wanderer” explores the emotional trials of Alice Bloomington, a grieving widow and mother, who attempts to contact the spirit of her dead son. In attempting to do so, she will seek out the assistance of her family doctor, a physician with questionable motivations. If… Read More
Song lyric about Union operative, Elizabeth Van Lew, nicknamed "Crazy Bet." She was, incidentally, "Crazy like a Fox" Read More
a song lyric about the brave nurses who cared for the wounded soldiers in the Civil War, regardless of what color uniforms they wore Read More

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A song lyric about the great locomotive chase of the General and the Texas during the Civil War Read More
A song lyric for a potential bluegrass or folk song about the infamous Andersonville prison Read More
Eli’s 3 oldest sons were fighting in the the civil war when his wife died from complications of childbirth. He was taken by enemy forces and his 11 yr old daughter was left to protect her younger siblings. Read this fascinating truth based story, in A Twist of Tobacco.A secret… Read More

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At 15, innocent dreamer, Henrietta Clay was beguiled by a narcissistic opportunist who promised her escape from tiny Hogeye, Arkansas. Instead, he thrust her into the underbelly of war-torn St. Louis. Fate intervened and gave her two unexpected gifts...a child and an inheritance - a brothel. Read More
Aura is a raven-type Avid. Her black hair, eyes, and wings set her apart from the desert avids she's lived amongst her whole life. As a servant serving the Disapo family she has never touched the skies nor has she known the feel of soil beneath her feet. That is… Read More
Wisconsin farmer-turned-soldier, John Brobst, writes about the sieges of Vicksburg and Atlanta and vows to his lady friend that there are better times coming Read More
Seventeen-year-old Emma LeConte witnesses the burning of her beloved Columbia, South Carolina during a seemingly endless twelve-hour nightmare Read More
Teenage Susie King Taylor is swept into the Civil War during the siege on Fort Pulaski, when her uncle brings her to "the Yankees" IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
How abolitionist, John Brown, likely ignited an early beginning to the Civil War IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
Prison-camp escapee, John Collins Welch, faces intense hunger, a torch-wielding mob and a rebel guerrilla band as he takes "every step by stealth" IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
Belle Boyd, the courageous southern patriot who changed history with the wave of a bonnet IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
A southern "Belle" who likely saved Stone Wall Jackson's life IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
This was a short story written in response to a prompt as our reader discovers just who was behind the Civil War. Read More

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Reader's Favorite Review: “...a captivating mixture of adventure, murder, lust, and romance.” “...a fascinating story, set against a background that is realistic...” “...historically accurate events are cleverly intermingled with fiction.” “...merits its five stars.” 1872. When virginal Jenny Crispin is dumped at the altar by a chauvinistic cad, she does… Read More
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