This historic practice goes by many names: Bier's Test, Bier-Right, Trial by Touch, Ordeal of Blood, Blood-test, Covenanting by Blood, and many others that
Big Bull Tunnel is a utilitarian fixture of Southwest Virginia. It has never been a notable attraction, simply another train tunnel, located in Wise
Both Jackson and Walling authored a final confession the day before the hanging. Their letters were supposed to go to Governor William Bradley's office.