Turner Ashby: Knight of the Confederacy

Turner Ashby: Knight of the Confederacy

Turner Ashby was a Confederate cavalry general who served under Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862 during the Civil War. A soldier by descent, he was the son of Colonel Turner Ashby, who fought in the war of 1812, and the grandson of...
Dear Readers

Dear Readers

Would you like to have the chance to win a free signed copy of my Civil War novel Noble Cause in my quarterly contest? Here’s how you can do it:1) Post a comment about one of my novels on any Web site, blog, message board, or other electronic forum that includes...
Ford’s Theatre and The Civil War

Ford’s Theatre and The Civil War

Had a great evening at Ford’s Theatre on Wednesday, being entertained by the legendary Michael Lanning and Michael ‘Tuba’ McKinsey in the musical production of The Civil War.What a treat to sit in the front row on the balcony a few arms lengths from...
Birthday of the American Civil War

Birthday of the American Civil War

“I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication, demanding the evacuation of this fort, and to say, in reply thereto, that it is a demand with which I regret that my sense of honor and my obligations to my Government prevent my compliance.” –...
April is Confederate History Month

April is Confederate History Month

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” — Marcus GarveyIt’s finally April! Since I have a bad case of Spring Fever this year, I have been looking forward to watching the flowers and trees finally...
 

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