Civil War Ghosts Blog

Edward Jenner VS the Apocalypse; the first vaccination.

Posted on April 27, 2020
We are lucky that most of the infectious diseases that prove deadly to humans and have plagued all humanity have now been mostly rendered neuter and contained. No longer do we have to be constantly co...

The Spanish Flu: The Facts, Figures, and Skeletons

Posted on April 21, 2020
What was the Spanish Flu? The Flu under the scopeThe Spanish flu was the first of two pandemics caused by the H1N1 influenza virus. That nomenclature is no-doubt pinging your spider-sense; it sou...

Facts, tidbits and scary stories of the Black Plague

Posted on March 25, 2020
Nowadays, during the haunting of the Coronavirus COVID-19, the great spook running amok throughout the world, we’re constantly being assaulted by reminders of old archaic pandemics. We are being...