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The miracle of Spring

The miracle of Spring

A lone daffodil blooms among the rocks.I have always thought that autumn was my favorite season, but this year, I’ve changed my mind. After a winter that seemed like it would never end, I am seeing Spring as I have never seen it before.After being cooped up all...
Landmark Civil War museum holding auction

Landmark Civil War museum holding auction

The Lincoln-Douglas Debate display.If anyone is going to be near Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday, you might want to stop by the American Civil War Wax Museum on Steinwehr Avenue, where they will be auctioning off old wax figures along with other items that made up their...
A reluctant romance after the Civil War

A reluctant romance after the Civil War

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is my fifth post on love stories and letters from the Civil War. SARAH MORGAN and FRANCIS DAWSON   Sarah Morgan The romance between Francis Warrington Dawson and Sarah Morgan was an affair of the heart that took place after the...
Another great Civil War love story

Another great Civil War love story

This is the fourth installment of my Civil War love letter series for Valentine’s Day, and it’s a great love story.La Salle PickettSometimes truth really is stranger than fiction. I found that out many times in doing research for my historical fiction...
A snowball battle during the Civil War

A snowball battle during the Civil War

Civil War snowball battle.With all of the snow we’ve been having this year, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back at how the soldiers dealt with snow during the Civil War.I found that two back-to-back snowstorms in February of 1863 provided the...
 

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