Posted on Friday, June 26th, 2015
My editor at McFarland’s Publishing has notified me the book’s galley proofs will soon be delivered.
All that remains is the creation of the Index, and then the project goes to the printer!!
This task is almost [...]
Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Benjamin Bunn (1844-1907)
Company I – 30th North Carolina Infantry
Benjamin Bunn was 17 when he enlisted into the 30th NC Infantry. He grew up on a fairly large estate near Rocky Mount, Nash Co., NC, the [...]
Thomas Venner’s book, The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War has been honored by an historical organization in Wisconsin.
Posted on Thursday, April 9th, 2015
The Milwaukee camp of Sons of Union Volunteers, led by Tom Mueller, conducted a remembrance ceremony on April 2, 2015, exactly 150 years after the Federal breakthrough of the Confederate lines at Petersburg. The 7th [...]continue reading
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
Posted on Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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 [...]
Posted on Saturday, December 6th, 2014
7th Tennessee Infantry
For a limited time - The 7th Tennessee Infantry will be available for $19.95 !!!
Give the gift of family history ….
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, [...]
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 [...]