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  • Post-Script on the Powers Case

    *Late Morning - Thursday, July 16th, 1868 - the Black Swan Tavern, Naw’lins, Louisiana* That damned telegraph. I stink like a distillery, but my mind’s still sharp as this pen nib. I gave up the drink after I left the house and entered the lodge, but …

  • The Road East

    _An excerpt from the collected journals of [[:j-t-young-jake-callahan-aka-tex | Corporal J. T. Callahan, Texas Ranger Brigade]]_ *Thursday, June 25, 1868 - Halfmoon Reef Lighthouse, Victoria County, Texas* -I very nearly lost my hat today. I've been …

  • Letters

    July 7th 1868 My Dearest Marshall, By now ye should have received my telegram about little Annie. She gone done got herself kidnapped, it looks like. At first I just thought she might be missing, gone and hung out with one of her little friends …

  • The showdown at the hacienda

    How the south was saved Well the posse got quite a fright from the mayor’s widow, but composing themselves and getting the wagon repaired in short order was a priority. After a few hours it was ready to move forward. The posse began the journey …

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    *Night - Wednesday, July 15th, 1868 – The Black Swan Tavern, Naw’lins, Louisiana* _An Enormous Weight_ When I left the mission to earn my own keep for the first time, it was to see that those left behind would have enough with which to get by. As time …

  • Resolution

    *Early Morning – Thursday, July 16th, 1868 – The Black Swan Tavern, Naw’lins, Louisiana* As my reader might recall, the whole reason why I requested detachment to Louisiana's extraordinarily busy beat was because I received a highly irregular letter by …

  • Swimmin' with the Bog Sharks, Pt. 1

    *Sunday, July 20th, 1868 – The _Becky-Lou Too_, _Morningstar_ Lines Double-Sidewheeler, Mississippi River, Louisiana* I didn't even get a say as ta whether or not the posse was stayin’ for the poker orgy. When Madam Beauregard agreed ta sponsor Clara in …