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Horses and the Civil War

Horses and the Civil War

Rooney LeeDuring the tour of the historic Farley plantation last Saturday, our guide Clark “Bud” Hall talked about Gen. Robert E. Lee’s son, Fitzhugh “Rooney” Lee and his horse “Frantic,” both of whom participated in the...
The Great Train Raid event

The Great Train Raid event

I started the Memorial Day weekend as I try to do every year, by placing flags on Veteran’s graves at Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg. Buried there are veterans of every war, including many from the Civil War. I seem to get assigned a different section every...
Heritage Day book signing in Purcellville

Heritage Day book signing in Purcellville

I didn’t take many photos at my book signing in Virginia on Saturday, but I sure had a great time! The event was Purcellville Heritage Day, an old-fashioned country fair that included a Civil War theme this year in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of...
Noble Cause wins awards!

Noble Cause wins awards!

I am happy to report that my new Civil War novel Noble Cause has been named the winner in the Indie Next Generation Contest for Best Regional Fiction.Like my first novel, Shades of Gray, it also was named a Finalist in both the Historical Fiction and Romance...
A trip into the past

A trip into the past

Well, I promised some more photos from Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, so here they are.You have to appreciate the beautiful craftsmanship on some of these monuments and wonder about the amount of time it must have taken to create them. I am always drawn to those that...
 

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