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Ball's Bluff / Michelle Hansen, 1988 October 6

Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Michelle Hansen, who collected information from Mary Batten. On Halloween night you can hear the cries of Confederate soldiers. Their graves are arranged in a circle, and you can never walk around them and count the same number twice.


  • 1988 October 6

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 p.



General note

Informant was female.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector was informant's roommate.

General note

Item collected in Ball's Bluff, near Leesburg, Virginia.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States