Imagine this, you are driving along an empty road in the middle of the night, there’s no one around except you and your family when all of a sudden you saw something moving at the side of the road.
At first, you just think it was your mind playing tricks on you because there’s nobody other than you and your family. But then, as you look closer, you can just about make out several white outlines. Scary!
Now, think about all of that happening as you were driving through an actual Civil War battle site, and you’ll know at least some of the horror Greg Yuelling felt when he experienced that earlier this month.
Greg, 46, a store manager from New Jersey, was visiting the historic battle site in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with members of his family when the incident happened on the night of September 2.
While traveling with his daughters and two of his uncles, Greg said they had gone to the site ‘as tourists’
“We just went there… to learn more about the history of the Civil War and see the old battleground, where the Gettysburg Address was given and all that stuff,” Greg said.
The group got more than they bargained for, however, when they captured a haunting video clip that appears to show two apparitions running across the vacant and pitch-black road.
“We were driving along one night and we started hearing noises. I heard things to the left and my uncle heard things to the right, and there was a fog, but the fog was weird – it was only in one patch, not dispersed,” Greg said.
“Then we saw these shapes moving in the darkness, they were the size of humans. One of them ran right through the cannon. It was weird, it was scary, it was crazy… my uncle got so scared he rolled up the window. ”
“It was really exciting, but I also got this strange, ominous feeling – like something was telling me to go back there. I couldn’t go to sleep but I was creeped out, so I didn’t go.”
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War in July 1863, and it’s estimated between 46,000 and 51,000 people died in the three-day battle.
The site has since been known as one of the most haunted places in the US, and while Greg said he used to ‘question the validity’ of ghosts and was always very skeptical, he ‘believes everything now’ after that haunting experience.