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Civil War etiquette in the Ballroom

Civil War etiquette in the Ballroom

When doing research for my historical fiction novel Shades of Gray, I was always intrigued by the rules of etiquette that were observed during the Civil War and Victorian era, and amazed at how far away from “polite society” we’ve moved. Here are a...
Civil War etiquette in the Ballroom

Civil War soldier from Antietam buried

Experted from an articleBy Air Force Senior Airman Jameel MosesSpecial to American Forces Press ServiceSept. 17, 2009 – The remains of a Union Civil War soldier found at the Antietam National Battlefield were buried today in his home state of New York on the...
Civil War etiquette in the Ballroom

See you at the Ole Time Festival Saturday

What a dreary day! Good for sleeping, but I’ve got so much to do!I’m trying to get all the guests posts and interviews done for my Shades of Gray “Virtual Blog Tour” in December, and I feel like I’m running out of time. It’s only...
This house is for the birds

This house is for the birds

When spring cleaning my smokehouse earlier this year, there were a few things I wasn’t sure what to do with, so I hung them on the side of the shed. One of the items was a birdhouse, and within a few hours, it was being investigated top to bottom by interested...
Civil War etiquette in the Ballroom

Signing Civil War book at Olden Days

I am really excited to be taking part in Olden Days June 26-27 in beautiful Smithfield,Va., said to be one of the state’ best preserved seaports.According to its website, Smithfield is a quaint river-port town rich in Hams, History, and Hospitality. The...
 

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