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Pages: 122
Trim: 6 x 9
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-942294-33-7
Acclaimed author Hunter Lesser’s captivating book has a fresh and amusing perspective on the Civil War in West Virginia.

Civil War Oddities Of West Virginia

Strange Tales of Soldiers, Civilians, and the Supernatural
Hunter Lesser

Acclaimed author Hunter Lesser’s captivating book has a fresh and amusing perspective on the Civil War in West Virginia.

The Mountain State might be the “oddest” in America. Although forged as a Union state in the midst of the conflict, her population was bitterly divided. It should be no surprise that her Civil War stories are filled with countless oddities, weird events, and wonder.

Discover 286 quirky and delightful believe-it-or-not Civil War facts about West Virginia, including:
Brother vs. Sister          Sleeping with the General           The Union Army Pledges to Protect Slavery Women at War

The Rich Mountain Ghost       A Fearless Feline      “Mudwall” Jackson         The Battle of Stones and Bats       Lincoln’s Odd Trick

Follow the Civil War in West Virginia from the first shot fired to the last—well after the war was over. It’s a great way for beginners to gain an overview of the strange struggle in the Mountain State, along with a refreshing and unique perspective for Civil War buffs and scholars alike.

All this and much more in a book that is long overdue—the strange, sometimes bizarre, but always entertaining story of West Virginia’s Civil War oddities.