The 30th NC Infantry Defends the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg

Posted on Sunday, March 15th, 2015

  The 30th North Carolina Infantry Defends the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg.
Colonel Frank Parker positioned his regiment of Tar Heels in the Sunken Road just after 8:30 AM on the morning of September 17, 1862. [...]

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New Writing Project — The 30th North Carolina Infantry

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2015

 
 
I have just signed a contract with McFarland Publishing to write my next book — The 30th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War.
The 30th NC defended the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg, and found themselves [...]

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11th North Carolina Infantry Publication Update

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2015

 
 11th North Carolina Infantry Publication Update
 
McFarland Publishing has the manuscript and is working diligently to prepare it for publication.
 
All of the maps, photos, and images have been formatted and slotted into their positions within the pages.
 
And [...]

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Carolina Courage goes to the Publisher !!!

Posted on Sunday, December 7th, 2014

It’s done!! 
The manuscript has been mailed to the publisher. 
The stack of paper is 430 pages high, includes 35 photos and 18 maps, and contains over 100,000 words.
Now, comes the waiting part … at least six [...]

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7th Tennessee Infantry – Christmas Sale

Posted on Saturday, December 6th, 2014

7th Tennessee Infantry
Cyber-December Sale
 
For a limited time - The 7th Tennessee Infantry will be available for $19.95 !!!
 
Give the gift of family history ….
 

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11th North Carolina Infantry loses 93 at Falling Waters

Posted on Friday, August 29th, 2014

 
The 11th North Carolina regiment marched away from Gettysburg with less than 300 soldiers, having lost over 350 men in that pivotal battle.
The regiment’s colonel, Collett Leventhorpe was gone, having been wounded on July 1st, [...]

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11th North Carolina Infantry Casualties at Gettysburg, July 1st, 1863

Posted on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

I have now completed the chapter describing the 11th North Carolina’s fight against the 19th Indiana on July 1, 1863.
It’s now been five full weeks since returning from France, and each week I’ve been able [...]

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The 11th North Carolina Marches to Gettysburg

Posted on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

 

The 11th North Carolina Marches to Gettysburg -
I have now completed the research and writing of all the chapters leading up to the battle of Gettysburg.
I’ve included a rough draft of the map accompanying Chapter [...]

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Book Review – The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War

Posted on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The award winning Civil War Historian John Michael Priest reviewed The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War in “Civil War News.”
Civil War News
December 2013
The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War: a History and [...]

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Jeremiah Turner’s fateful day – February 14, 1864

Posted on Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Jeremiah Turner survived all of his regiment’s battles only to be crippled by an unusual injury on February 14, 1864.
My friend and fellow 7th Tennessee Infantry historian, Lamont Wade has assembled the evidence and determined [...]

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