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Aaron Good Chronicles Chapter 3: The Dead Female Confederate Soldier of the Cornfield

Follow the Aaron Good Chronicles through Chapter 3, Part 1 as we learn about the eyewitness account of Private Mark Nickerson and men of the 10th Massachusetts as they find, then bury the remains of a female Confederate soldier whose body was found in the Cornfield. In Part 2, we pick up on the trail of Aaron Good as he helps find the field graves of Union and Confederate soldiers and helps shape the history of two separate cemeteries; One for Union soldiers, and years later, a cemetery...


Aaron Good Chronicles Chapter 2: Other Reports of Female Union Dead at Antietam

A chance research visit turns up evidence of a female Confederate soldier killed at Antietam. But this segment is still about a female Union Soldier. What other evidence supports that death? Did Sarah Emma Edmonds, a female soldier who served in the Union Army under disguise as a male named Franklin Thompson, actually witness the death of a female Union Soldier and bury her on the battlefield at Antietam? We'll examine the story, with pros and cons, and try to resolve how to move forward...


Aaron Good Chronicles Chapter 1: The Dead Female Union Soldier of Antietam

Chapter 1 of the Aaron Good Chronicles podcast, The Dead Female Union Soldier of Antietam, describes Aaron's exhumations and identifications of bodies in the field graves of Antietam between September 1862 and June 1865. He went to work after the battle in September 1862 and began compiling a list of names and locations of graves. According to the Antietam National Cemetery Board of Trustees, Aaron Good was given credit for "giving so freely of his time in pursuit of truly humane and...


The Aaron Good Chronicles: Introduction

The Aaron Good Chronicles examines the role of Sharpsburg farmhand Aaron Good. His contributions to identifying the dead of Antietam, locating field graves, and his participation in the efforts to remove the bodies from the battlefield to permanent cemeteries has never been historically scrutinized or fully understood. Listen to Sharpsburg Civil War historian M.P. Brugh peel back the full story and reveal the truth about his exploits. From selling information to people who would come to...