Remembrance Day in Gettysburg

Remembrance Day in Gettysburg

As I scramble around trying to get ready for my Shades of Gray book signing on Saturday, it occurred to me that people in other towns across the country may not realize what a special week this is. To some, Nov. 19 may just be a day that falls the week before...
Remembrance Day weekend book signing

Remembrance Day weekend book signing

Just found out I will be doing a signing of my Civil War novel Shades of Gray at the new Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center on Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is Remembrance Day weekend so there will be a lot going on, including the must-see parade that starts at...
Civil War connection to Taps

Civil War connection to Taps

“Its echoes linger in the heart long after its tones have ceased to vibrate in the air.” – Oliver Willcox Norton What is just 24 notes long; takes 45 seconds to play; and sends shivers down your spine? The answer, of course, is Taps. The sound of Taps has been...
Honoring America’s truest heroes

Honoring America’s truest heroes

For the first time in a few years, I was unable to help place flags on the graves of veterans at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg for Memorial Day. Unfortunately I had to work, and I really feel like I’ve missed out on something special. The cemetery has...
A Civil War curiosity: Devil’s Den

A Civil War curiosity: Devil’s Den

One of the little perks I get for living in an historic area like Gettysburg is to have the opportunity to pass Civil War landmarks during my everyday travels. I found myself in that circumstance last week when a shortcut to an appointment took me across the area of...
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