The Sabbath As An American War Day; "the Carroll Theory." Three Great Mysteries Solved

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byWesley Philemon Carroll

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... ANOTHER DIGRESSION--MYSTERIOUS HORSEMAN OF CHANCELLORSVILLE. After the battle of Chancellorsville we used to hear--we of the army--a good deal about a mysterious horseman, who, it was said, made his appearance near the group of Confederate officers that gathered aiound Stonewall Jackson af.er he fell mortallv wounded at the clcse of the first day's fight. This horseman, as the story went, sat on his horse in the dusk of the evening a hundred feet away or more and seemed to be observing the group. When any movemmt was made which appeared to indicate that he was observed, the horseman would disappear, but in a few moments would make his appearance again from some other direction, and continued on in this way until Jackson was borne to the rear, when he disappeared and was seen no more. Many wild stories were afloat in reference to this circumstance, and all of them were to the effect that there was something supernatural about it. Those inclined to be superstitious made a great ado about it, were even skeptical about visiting the battlefield. I remember devoting three days during the great campaign of 1864 to the matter of looking over and around that battlefield, and it was an actual fact that some of the members of the military organization to which I then belonged would not accompany me while making observations, for no other reason than that they were afraid they might meet the "mysterious horseman of Chancellorsville. Thousands of old soldiers today no doubt remember and tell of this horseman as one of the singular facts connected with the fall of Stonewall Jackson. While a resident of Minnesota, more than a quarter of a century ago, I accidentally obtained a solution of this mystery, if mystery it could be called. I one day found on the street a numbe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... ANOTHER DIGRESSION--MYSTERIOUS HORSEMAN OF CHANCELLORSVILLE. After the battle of Chancellorsville we used to hear--we of the a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217369650

ISBN - 13:9780217369657

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