Séances in Washington: Abraham Lincoln and Spiritualism during the Civil War by Irene McGarvie
Approx. 36,910 words.
Published on March 9, 2011 by
Séances in the Lincoln White House? This book is the first-hand account of the experiences of Nettie Colburn, a medium in Washington during the Civil War. It includes much of the original work along with background information and explanations of many of the events mentioned, from the Fox sisters and the beginnings of the Spiritualist movement in the 1840’s to table tipping and trance.