Publisher: Haunted Road Media, LLC
Civil War Ghosts of Georgia Volume 2
Courtney continues our journey with a closer lens on the men of Georgia – some who became officers and even Generals, brothers who became soldiers fighting in arms together and those whose names became synonymous with the word “hero” or “legend” in the Peach State. From General Longstreet in Gainesville to the brothers Jeffers in Macon, we meet the souls who have made themselves known in their spectral presence or legendary stories and who represent all the unknown soldiers whose names we do not know or whose stories were not recorded. We Courtney begins our haunted history journey with Book One on Civil War Ghosts of Georgia surveying the sites of bloody engagements as the Civil War raged through Georgia, starting in the mountains of northwest Georgia at Chickamauga through the Atlanta Campaign and the infamous March to the Sea the following year. But, Georgia's time in the war truly began in 1861. As the war slowly made its way to Georgia’s doorstep in the first couple of years before it left the fighting men of the North and South on the battlefields of their Western Theater landscape, Georgia’s sons found themselves across the Eastern Theater from Chancellorsville to Gettysburg, Sharpsburg to Murfreesboro and beyond. Soldiers and Generals left home in hopes of securing a Confederacy and maintaining their views on life in the South. Georgia had one of the largest shows of force and provided a massive landscape to the American Civil War. As such, there remains a spirit of a fighting Georgia, spirits of her conflicted past and plentiful tales of souls who have long left this physical world, yet have left behind legacies, legend, and tales of curious lore. There's even a legendary Georgia canine who bequeathed unto us a story of love and loyalty in a time fraught with death and fear. Explore where the men of Georgia fought and how they banded together as brothers in arms, as friends and as family. Journey through the war in Georgia’s backyard and beyond. Learn how the Georgia of present is still defined by the harrowing past of 1861-1865 in Civil War Ghosts of Georgia. gain, through them a unique perspective of individuals from Georgia as we transition to the landmarks of Georgia that remain haunted by Georgia’s Civil War past. From the Great Locomotive Chase to the Hunt for Jefferson Davis and his missing Confederate Gold, from mysterious railroad crashes to phantom appearances on mountaintops, Georgia’s sites provide the setting of some of the most phenomenal supernatural and legendary stories and together we will discuss the most haunting legends that come from this corner of the Deep South. Volume 2 will conclude with a journey into some of the most well-known cemeteries in Georgia which provide final resting place to the Confederate dead and where the roll call of the dead continues. Together, we complete our journey through Georgia as we meet the Men of War, Places of Prominence, Legends of Emphasis and Notable Cemeteries.