A Civil War Gold Bug’s Best-Kept Secret

by Chris Campbell
Laissez Faire Books

If you think 2020 is a wild time in American history, imagine living during the Civil War.

Fully comprehending the magnitude of what was happening in America between the years of 1861 and 1865 , even for its most active participants, likely proved impossible.

As we slog through the muck of our own upheavals…

It’s easy to forget that stories of the improbable-but-true… the “if- you’d told me last year, I’d’ve thought you were a nutjob”… and the unendingly tangled yarns of high strangeness are not unique to our times.

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