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Words of love straight from the heart

Words of love straight from the heart

Find out who wrote the stirring words below – and why the date and the time are so important. You might be surprised that a man was writing a sweet, enduring love letter to his wife at this moment in our nation’s history.Now, I go; but remember always that...
Civil War hospital contains diary on walls

Civil War hospital contains diary on walls

I always get excited when I’m invited to a historic venue for a book signing, and could not be more pleased to be attending a Civil War author Meet and Greet at Historic Blenheim in Fairfax, Va., on Feb. 21.I don’t know about anyone else, but I had never heard...
Birthday of Confederate hero Robert E. Lee

Birthday of Confederate hero Robert E. Lee

“Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less.” – Robert E. LeeJan. 19, marks two great historic events. First, it is the anniversary of the publication of my historical fiction novel Shades of Gray, and second it...
Inaugural balls have long tradition

Inaugural balls have long tradition

Like many of the traditions that go along with the Inauguration of a new president, I found that Inaugural balls have quite a history.The first Inaugural ball traces its roots to New York City on May 7, 1789, one week after the Inauguration of George Washington. But...
Winter Wonderland in Gettysburg

Winter Wonderland in Gettysburg

Just wanted to add one photo of the Winter Wonderland in Pennsylvania (and all over the Northeast) that I missed putting on my blog.The camera lens doesn’t quite capture the sparkling beauty of the landscape, but it gives those in warmer climates at least an...
 

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