The Battle of Cold Harbor was the most lop-sided defeat suffered by the Army of the Potomac. Decades later, Gen. U. S. Grant still regretted ordering the assault.
Beyond the struggle for survival in battle, the Wilderness forced Michael Palmer, the protagonist in my novel, An Eye for Glory, to face the dark reality of how the war was changing him.
Understanding what it took to load and fire a muzzle-loading rifled musket is a must if you want to write about any Civil War battle. This short video should help you visualize it better.
Book trailers are a popular marketing tool for promoting a new book. Here’s an inside look at the trailer for my novel An Eye for Glory.
About 100 men of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry defended over 100 yards of the famous rock wall at Gettysburg during Pickett’s Charge. How did they do that?
Between the lines at Gettysburg, fighting went back and forth for possession of the Bliss Farm for more than a day, yet few people know about it.
It’s hard to keep track on the many changes in the chain of command that the men of the 14th Connecticut endured during the first ten months of the regiment’s existence. I hope this video helps.
Here are four books that I relied on heavily to get the history correct in my novel “An Eye for Glory.”
The Battle of Chancellorsville was the high point of the war for the Confederacy and perhaps the low point for the Union. Defeat caused leadership changes in the Army of the Potomac, and growing frustration and even anger within the ranks.
Arguably the lowest point for the Army of the Potomac, the Battle of Fredericksburg was lost before it began, due to poor decisions made by the top brass.