Book Review: Year of Disunion

 I recently received a copy of Year of Disunion: A Novel of the Dawn of the American Civil War by Blythe Forcey Toussaint.  I honestly did not know what to expect from the book but I can now honestly say that I enjoyed reading the story.  While the story is about the...

The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook Review

Recently, I received a copy of NEW GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN HANDBOOK, THE: Facts, Photos, and Artwork for Readers of All Ages, June 9 – July 14, 1863 by J. D. Petruzzi and Steve Stanley.  Petruzzi is also the author of excellent book, The Complete Gettysburg Guide....

A Glorious Army Book Review

I recently had the opportunity to read a new book by historian Jeffry  Wert entitled, A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee’s Triumph, 1862-1863.  Jeffry Wert is an amazing Civil War historian and author of numerous books on the Civil War including my favorite...

Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 2

  [powerpress]     This is the second episode of my new podcast.  I hope the quality is better and that you enjoy listening. In this episode I discuss a book that I recently read, National History Day in Pennsylvania and CSI: Gettysburg. Feedback on the...