Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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“1863” 9. Un-Vexed!

  [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem on the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time,  from two major events of that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Several sources have been used and are acknowledged.]     ~ “When the Lord of Creation had finished his Acts, He […] Continue reading

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“1863” 8. The Trouble with Troy

The Trouble with Troy   [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem on the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time,  from two major events of that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Several sources have been used and are acknowledged.]     ~ Frustration and death plagued US Grant […] Continue reading

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“1863” 7. The Public War

[Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem on the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time,  from two major events of that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Several sources have been used and are acknowledged.]   ~ McClernand had sided with William T. Sherman at Milliken’s Bend, on being […] Continue reading

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1863 – Down The Yazoo

  [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem of the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time from the two major events that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg.  Several sources have been used and acknowledged.]     ~ Down through the Yazoo’s Magnolia leafed region come a great body, […] Continue reading

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1863 – A Private War

  [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem of the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time from the two major events that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg.  Several sources have been used and acknowledged.]   ~ Grant was now fighting two wars at once: a private along with […] Continue reading

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