Uncovered stories from around the world
The Other Midnight Rider
Most of us remember the midnight ride of Paul Revere during the Revolutionary War. You may not have heard of the ride that happened 2 years later that was twice the distance and completed by a sixteen year old young woman, Sybil Ludington.
A Soldiers Secret
The American Civil War was a dark chapter in the Nations history. We often hear the war pitted brother against brother, but what about the women? While many served as nurses for both Union and Confederates there were around 400 documented cases of women disguising themselves as men and heading into battle. Today's episode explores one such solder.
A Spirit's Testimony
in 1897, in a rural Appalachian town, the testimony of a ghost was allowed to stand as evidence in a murder trial. It is the only instance in the history of US law that the testimony of a "ghost" was allowed to stand as evidence in a murder trial, ultimately leading to the conviction of the accused.
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