RE: [civilwarwest] Re: NEED RESEARCH HELP...
I thought I’d already answered this, but I guess I’ve had yet another senior moment…there are reports of ghosts in and near the site of Alton [ Illinois ] prison, and the Alton Prison cemetery as well.--Dan
From: DPowell334@... [mailto:DPowell334@...]
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 02:47 PM
Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: NEED RESEARCH HELP...
In a message dated 3/28/2004 2:42:50 PM Central Standard Time, abagley@... writes:
The only ACW western theater place I've heard ghosts mentioned is at
Murfreesboro , Tennessee . The cotton field portion down near the
Wilkinson Pike is the particular site. You might give the park an e-
Chickamauga has a couple of legends. The most famous is "greeneyes" - a haunt that roams the battlefield. His eyes are reputed to glow green. Of course, ever seen a varmint's eyes in headlights, say, on a foggy night?
I have also heard that if you sit at the base of the KY monument all night, at some point the bare-breasted lady at the top will come down with her sword and cut your head off.
Gettysburg only had a couple of ghost stories about it, as well, until the locals turned it into a cottage industry. Now there are dozens of 'legends' Most are so obviously manufactured you can almost see "made in Taiwan ' stamped on them:)