Poignant Civil War poem

Poignant Civil War poem

Had to share this beautiful poem that was printed on June 30, 1863 in the Poughkeepsie Eagle in New York. Author unknown.   Send Them Home Tenderly Send them home tenderly,The sleepers at rest,With hands meekly foldedOn each silent breast;Let them come back to...
A Yankee raid during the Civil War

A Yankee raid during the Civil War

 Belle Grove, home of Amanda Edmonds during the Civil War. I had a spectacular time in Virginia last Sunday, touring homes that were known as Mosby Safe Houses during the Civil War. As many of you know, Confederate officer John S. Mosby was the inspiration for...
Touring homes in Mosby’s Confederacy

Touring homes in Mosby’s Confederacy

Several of the homes known to be safe houses for Mosby’s Rangers will be open for tour this Sunday, thanks to the Mosby Heritage Area Association. The homes include Seven Springs, the Hathaway House, Brookside, Belle Grove, and Oakham. I cannot wait! This is a...
Man’s best friend

Man’s best friend

Found this interesting and heartbreaking account of war in the Gettysburg Compiler, January 12, 1864: Singular Fidelity of a Dog on the BattleField On Monday last, as Hon. John Covode, in company with a number of officers, was passing over the battlefield beyond...
Print version now available!

Print version now available!

Hello everyone! Hope you’re staying cool! I’m happy to announce that the print version of Above and Beyond is available on Amazon for only $10.95! That’s more than 25% off the retail price of $14.99, so order it today. It will be officially released...
Hit #1 in Christian Historical Fiction

Hit #1 in Christian Historical Fiction

 New Civil War novel by Jessica James I just wanted to write a quick note and thank EVERYONE who purchased a copy of my new historical romance novel ABOVE AND BEYOND on launch day and during the first week! Thanks to you it hit #1 on Amazon’s best seller list...
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