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She did not make a welcoming gesture or acknowledge the handsome Confederate colonel. Each time he passed the colonel slowed his horse to slow trot so that he could admire her. As the day grew long a haze of gun smoke spread across the battlefield and col.
Grimsley stopped his galloping horse one final time to gaze into her eyes. She did not look away. At that moment a Union cannon fired from fort Reno with the shell that cost the colonel his life.
It was an easy shot since the colonel in his moment of amours intoxication foolishly placed himself in the open easily seen by Union troops.|
the Bradley farm house is the site of the Chevy chase country club. On warm summer nights guests leaving the club report hearing a galloping horse approach then suddenly stop. For a moment they can see a soldier in uniform gazing longingly toward the house.|
In an instant he is gone. Inscribed in the club house chimney is ''1747 '' the year the farm house was built. Thirty years later during the revolutionary war Maria belt lived in that house and waited
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