Tag Archives: Civil War

Bigfoot and the Battle of Hiccup Creek

Cannon balls collided with tree trunks, shattering them and sending splinters in all directions. Occasional bullets whistled overhead, and fist-sized rocks streamed in from an unknown source. Whole sections of the forest were now set ablaze. Only four feet wide, … Continue reading

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Ghost Stories, Civil War Forts, Old Churches and Paula Deen

My writing time was cut short this past week.  Enduring the “knock-you-down” heat, I’ve been spending the last few days in Savannah, Georgia.  Over the past five years, I’ve had the privilege of hosting and facilitating an engineering summer camp … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Family History Alive

I love to study my family’s history.  It all started when I discovered the dilapidated photo of my great-great grandfather Britton (see below) who was a private in the Civil War.  I also discovered a booklet written by a great-great … Continue reading

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A Short Story Gift for You

I can’t think of a better way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War than to write a short story involving one of the battles fought in Spotsylvania, Virginia.  I credit the inspiration for this story to … Continue reading

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