When I sat down to begin writing/researching for the Ancient Words Series, one of the first questions I had asked was, "If a man joined the Confederacy from Bedford Co. TN, which regiment would he join?" There were two infantry regiments. I chose the 17th and drowned myself in its history. I read everything… Continue reading When Fiction Meets Reality: The Battle of Chickamauga
For those that don't know, Maple Grove, the fictional town from my Ancient Words Series, is based on a real town -- my hometown: Wartrace, Tennessee. Wartrace, like so many other quaint towns, have a history all its own that is unique and special to those that call it home. Borrowed from the Chamber of… Continue reading Walk the Streets of Maple Grove
A night at the Ford's Theatre...
Lee's Farewell Address
The Laying Down of Arms Ceremony
The news of the surrender spreads across the country, but how was it received?
When the enemies meet as friends..
It is done.
The room held two great men that afternoon...
A meeting between generals has been set...