|The Sunken Road-( Bloody Lane) 5,000+ Union and Confederates died|
My request was to be near a soldier or soldiers that may have died alone. My thoughts being that maybe I could be of some comfort. Below is a response I got from a representative from the Battlefield:
" If you want my opinion on a place for your ceremony where a soldier might have faced dying alone, then I'd say the area at our Tour Stop #2 is the best bet. That area that became known as the Slaughter Pen, saw some of the most vicious fighting of the battle. The Confederates pushed through Union resistance there after a two hour struggle and moved north more than half mile for the final fighting on December 31, 1862. The wounded men left behind could have waited for days for assistance since they lay behind the battle lines a
nd many certainly perished while waiting. "
I have found out that there have been ghosts seen in this location. I guess my question is that now, I'm second guessing myself if this is a good idea.
Why have these soldiers have not moved on? Will my presence be of any value ?