Phantom soldiers

“Phantom soldiers” were seen in the sky near the Banmouth on Dec. 30, 1850, according to Rept. B. A., 1852-30.

–Charles Fort, New Lands, p422 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

Said to be displays of aurora borealis

Fort quotes the Edinburgh Annual Register, 1812-II-124, as reporting the sighting of “phantom soldiers” at Havarah Park, near Ripley, England, on October 28, 1812.

–Charles Fort, New Lands, p392 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).