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 proclamation still resounds

Civil War proclamation still resounds

At a time when everything that surrounds us seems to be global in nature, it is nice to have a day set aside that is distinctly American. Established by President Abraham Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War in 1863, Thanksgiving celebrates the American spirit...
Historical fiction book signing in Virginia

Historical fiction book signing in Virginia

I cannot count or remember how many book signings I have attended, but I do know that I have taken a camera to every event — and I do know that I have yet to remember to take any pictures. I especially regret not having pictures for the one I attended on...
Civil War museum a bit one-sided

Civil War museum a bit one-sided

Very disturbing to hear the news that the much-anticipated Jefferson Davis statue will not be placed at the American Civil War Center in Richmond. I guess I am more disappointed than surprised considering the way political correctness has seeped into our institutions,...
A relevant poem from the Civil War era

A relevant poem from the Civil War era

This poem was sent to me by a friend in Virginia from out of a Civil War manuscript. I thought it was very relevant for today’s children, and also that it bears repeating. It was written down by Elizabeth Cary Johnson, who says: I set down in writing the...
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