Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

Mosby’s Famous Fairfax Raid

The Fairfax Raid by Mort Kunstler As I told everyone on my Facebook Fan Page, I will be doing a book signing in Fairfax on March 9, as part of the city’s reenactment and commemoration of Confederate John S. Mosby’s renowned raid during the Civil War. On the...
Happy Birthday John Mosby

Happy Birthday John Mosby

JOHN MOSBY No name in the annals of the Civil War conjures up a more gallant, romantic and awe-inspiring image than that of Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby of Virginia. The epitome of the Southern cavalier, Colonel Mosby was a charismatic officer whose small...
Civil War connection to Thanksgiving

Civil War connection to Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving conjures images of Pilgrims and Indians sitting around a large table dining on turkey and pumpkin pie. While it’s true the new arrivals to America did feast with the Native Americans in the fall of 1621 – the reason we celebrate...
149th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

149th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

General Lee in the Remembrance Day Parade. Today is an historic day in Gettysburg – the anniversary of the day President Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous address while dedicating the National Cemetery in 1863. The release of Steven Spielberg’s...
150th anniversary of Antietam

150th anniversary of Antietam

I had a wonderful time signing books at the 150th Battle of Antietam re-enactment on Saturday, and had the great fortune to sign along side best-selling historical fiction author Jeff Shaara, who just released his latest book, A Blaze of Glory, A Novel of the...
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