150th Anniversary of Mosby’s 1st Rendezvous

150th Anniversary of Mosby’s 1st Rendezvous

Mt. Zion ChurchOn January 26, 1863, sixteen gray-clad riders gathered at the small brick church located at the intersection of the Old Carolina Road and Little River Turnpike near Aldie, Va.The group was a very special detail of the 1st Virginia Cavalry under former...
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 movie...
Final thoughts on Civil War Book Tour

Final thoughts on Civil War Book Tour

The final day of my book tour for my new historical fiction novel, Noble Cause, I went to Patriot’s Point where cannons were fired to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War (on April 12).During my travels in South Carolina, I was somewhat...
Day 4: Civil War Sesquicentennial History Tour

Day 4: Civil War Sesquicentennial History Tour

Market HallAfter signing copies of my historical fiction novel Noble Cause at Boone Hall Farms and the Beaufort Bookstore, I took it easy the following day with some shopping in downtown Charleston at the historic open market.Market Hall stands facing Meeting Street...

Civil War Sesquicentennial ‘Magical History Tour’

Well, I’m here — in the land of blooming flowers, Spanish moss and hundred-year-old live oak trees. The sun is warm already at 7:30 a.m., and I’m looking forward to a visit to Boone Hall Plantation and book signing at Boone Hall Farms today.It was...
 

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