Anniversary of Civil War hero’s death

Anniversary of Civil War hero’s death

Probably few people north of the Mason-Dixon line have heard of Sam Davis, but the courage he showed in the face of death durng the Civil War is the stuff that legends are made of. He lived his life with integrity, valor, and honor — and his death is just one of...
Civil War love letters

Civil War love letters

I stumbled across a great site for Civil War love letters today and had to share this one that I remember reading years ago when I was doing research for my Civil War novel Shades of Gray. It is from Harvey Black in Brandy Station, Virginia, who served as a surgeon to...
Civil War warriors had soft hearts

Civil War warriors had soft hearts

In the midst of the chaos of today’s society, it is sometimes hard to imagine the type of devotion that plays out in my Civil War novel Shades of Gray. One would not expect, after all, to hear sweet murmurings of love from those great soldiers we have come to...
Civil War heroes & revisionist history

Civil War heroes & revisionist history

I was surprised, and a little dismayed, to talk to a reader in Virginia a few weeks ago, who thought that Colonel John Mosby (the Confederate officer that Colonel Alexander Hunter, the main character in Shades of Gray, is based upon) was a murderer and a thief. For...
Civil War novel reviews

Civil War novel reviews

2013 Thoughts of a Dedicated Bookworm Booked Solid with Virginia C. 2012My Life Blog ” I enjoyed this page-turner and couldn’t put it down. It is worth every star of its five star rating.”Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: October,...
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