The Lost Company — Chapter One: First 1,000 words

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011

Chapter 1
Captain Jack Hickman stood in front of the company, not quite knowing what to say. The fifty-nine-year-old antique dealer faced his followers, fifty friends all who enjoyed Civil War re-enacting. Jack had commanded these […]

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The Writing Process — The Lost Company

Posted on Sunday, October 10th, 2010

The Writing process — more thoughts on how The Lost Company was written.
In order to determine what would happen to each modern character I created a random-selection casualty chart and used some of my son’s […]

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“The Tennesseans in Company ‘L’, 35th Tennessee, typified the fortitude of Confederate troops everywhere.” — America’s Civil War : 1990

Posted on Thursday, October 7th, 2010

During the Civil War there were many units, Northern and Southern, that achieved fame. Some units gained distinction through outstanding valor by participating in some dramatic situation, or simply by being unlucky. But there were […]

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The writing Process — Lost Company

Posted on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

LOST COMPANY – Thoughts about the writing process:
This is a story about a group of Civil War re-enactors who go back in time and fight in a Civil War battle.
I wrote Lost Company in 1997. […]

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