Tag Archives: Civil War

Caveman of the Civil War

Draft dodger lived out the war in hiding by David Healey During the Civil War, it wasn’t uncommon to be drafted against one’s will and forced to put on a blue uniform. One Delmarva man hated the Yankees so much … Continue reading

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Lincoln, Rebel Train and the Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Those powerful words still resonate today. I’m always interested in the historical “what ifs” and wrote a novel a few years ago based around President Lincoln’s trip to Gettysburg in November … Continue reading

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Patching pot holes in digital books

Revision. Revision. Revision. Any writer knows the importance of the “R” word in making one’s work better. The same idea applies to revising and improving not only that first (or second or third) draft, but also to improving the quality … Continue reading

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Antietam program to look at impact on Marylanders

No Civil War battles were fought in Cecil County, Maryland, but that doesn’t mean the war didn’t touch the homefront in other ways. Dispatches, letters and reports published in the Cecil Democrat and other newspapers kept local residents informed as … Continue reading

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