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Words from the heart during the Civil War

Words from the heart during the Civil War

I couldn’t let Valentine’s Day approach and not write something on the art of letter writing, which was so important during the Civil War.Eloquently written love letters were part of Victorian era courtship and continued through a couple’s marriage. Today,...
A true Civil War love story

A true Civil War love story

Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction. I found that out many times in doing research for Shades of Gray. Here is an unusual story about a well known Confederate general – George Edward Pickett – who of course gained infamy for Pickett’s...
A true Civil War love story

Civil War warriors had soft hearts

In the midst of the chaos of today’s society, it is sometimes hard to imagine the type of devotion that plays out in my Civil War novel Shades of Gray. One would not expect, after all, to hear sweet murmurings of love from those great soldiers we have come to...
 

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