150th anniversary of the Battle of Manassas

150th anniversary of the Battle of Manassas

Prospero’s Bookstore – (Heaven) Another great time was had at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of First Manassas Civil War event on Friday – but, boy was it hot! I don’t know how the re-enactors did it, especially with the sun beating down...
Mosby Rangers 1905 Reunion

Mosby Rangers 1905 Reunion

For Confederate History Month, I will be posting every day some of the historical tidbits related to the Civil War that I have run across while doing research. Today’s entry is a Washington Post article printed Aug. 22, 1905, about an upcoming reunion of...
150th anniversary of the Civil War events

150th anniversary of the Civil War events

Oh, my this is going to be a busy year! Hope you are all aware of the great historical events taking place across the nation to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. I will be in Charleston, S.C. in April — yep, where...
Sorrow, hope and history at Hollywood Cemetery

Sorrow, hope and history at Hollywood Cemetery

 Tombstones overlooking the James. As most of you know, I had a Valentine’s Day book signing at Shirley Plantation for my historical fiction novel Shades of Gray this week. With so much to see in Richmond, I went a day early–and stayed a day later. My...
Romance and Civil War history on the plantation

Romance and Civil War history on the plantation

Shirley Plantation main house. The tree is 350 years old.James River lies just behind. I’m back from my whirlwind trip to Richmond where I signed copies of my Civil War novel Shades of Gray at Shirley Plantation on Valentine’s Day. What a great...
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