John Hunt Morgan’s Last Night

John Hunt Morgan’s Last Night

The imposing Dickson-Williams Mansion in Greeneville, TN, is an enduring monument to the past that has stood as a silent witness to history for more than two centuries. It’s also where General John Hunt Morgan spent his final moments.

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Green Garden’s role in history

Green Garden’s role in history

We drive by old houses every day. Do you ever think about what took place within those walls? I had the opportunity to spend a beautiful April day in Mosby’s Confederacy at a house that was once the family home of one of Mosby’s Rangers: Major Adolphus “Dolly”...

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A visit to historic Belle Grove

A visit to historic Belle Grove

Most of you probably know that the main character in the historical fiction novels SHADES OF GRAY/NOBLE CAUSE was based on the real-life Confederate cavalry officer John S. Mosby and his exploits in “Mosby’s Confederacy.” When I was writing the books I would travel...

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Arlington House: Residence and Shrine

Arlington House: Residence and Shrine

Arlington House It's been a few years since I've visited Arlington House, but since Robert E. Lee's birthday is January 19, I thought I'd post some of my photos. The beautiful house sits high atop the ridgeline of Arlington Heights, overlooking the Potomac River and...

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Historic Morven Park is spectacular

Historic Morven Park is spectacular

  Historic Moven Park Those of you who read my books know that one of my Civil War novels features historic Morven Park on its cover. Located outside Leesburg, Va., the mansion lies in the heart of the Mosby Confederacy and is quite  an impressive estate....

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