The book has been Released!!

Posted on Saturday, August 29th, 2015


McFarland Publishing has released The 11th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War.

The story of the men of an embattled Carolina regiment in 370 pages.

The volunteers came from all over the Old North State; including [...]

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11th North Carolina Infantry book nears Completion!!

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 [...]

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Benjamin Bunn — Company I; 30th North Carolina Infantry

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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