Book signing at 150th Fairfax Raid commemoration

Book signing at 150th Fairfax Raid commemoration

March 8, 1863. John S. Mosby 150 years ago, Brigadier General Edwin H. Stoughton of the 2nd Vermont Brigade, was captured from his bed in Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia, by Confederate Ranger Major John S. Mosby. Mosby also captured 20 men and 55 horses–without a...
Hearts at War: Book signing at museum

Hearts at War: Book signing at museum

I have been remiss in not writing about my last book signing at the Washington County Museum of Fine Art – but in my defense, I was putting finishing touches on my next novel, Above and Beyond. The museum is located in Hagerstown, Md., and the...
Civil War love letters are ‘From the Heart’

Civil War love letters are ‘From the Heart’

Valentine’s Day is approaching! Want to read some romance? From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War is an e-book I’ve put together that includes beautifully written and poignant love letters from the Civil War. Today, no form...
Mosby’s first rendezvous

Mosby’s first rendezvous

Thought I’d pass this event on to other Mosby enthusiasts. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to make it.   The Mosby Heritage Area Association, partnering with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, will be offering its first installment in the...
His saddle and sabre hang on the wall

His saddle and sabre hang on the wall

Happy New Year everyone! I posted this on Facebook, but it’s so good, I decided to post it here too for anyone not on Facebook. It’s a touching poem by Francis Alexander Durivage that I ran across while reading James Williamson’s book...
New Year: Make a wish on a shooting star

New Year: Make a wish on a shooting star

This is off topic, but since everyone else always tells me how they see shooting stars and I always miss them, I thought I’d share this opportunity for you to go star gazing during this upcoming light show that peaks on Jan. 3. The Quadrantids meteor...
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