Category Archives: Civil War Veterans

Removing History

In the past year, as a historian and author of books about Civil War monuments, I have been asked by friends and various people my opinion about the Civil War monuments being removed in communities across the country.  I admit … Continue reading

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Women’s love and devotion preserve Andersonville Prison Site

In my last post, I wrote about a brief history of the Woman’s Relief Corp. I left out of that post one of the most important preservation efforts of that group- the preservation and administration of the Andersonville Prison. When … Continue reading

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The Andersonville Book is now available!

My latest book A History of the Andersonville Prison Monuments is now available from Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Andersonville National Historic Site bookstore and The History Press. This book chronicles the efforts made to preserve the prison site after the war … Continue reading

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A 100 Year Old Women’s Organization that still promotes patriotism- the WRC

” Lets rededicate ourselves to service For the dear old Boys in Blue And when their soul has answered the roll It’s for their memory our mark we’ll do.” From the WRC Journal Dept. of Oklahoma, 1938-1939 In recent years, … Continue reading

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