Category Archives: Civil War

Coming Soon: Assassins of History Book One

Coming Soon in Paperback and Kindle, Assassins of History: Transference A mysterious time machine takes Sheldon Owen Woods on a sinister ride from the 21st Century back to the Civil War, where something is enormously wrong. Everything is out of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Dooley’s Ferry

Dooley’s Ferry in Southwest Arkansas is the site where Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston crossed the Red River into Texas to defend the Alamo.  The Red River Campaign of 1864 – fought in the same area – was … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Historic Old Washington

Old Washington, AR is the temporary capital of Arkansas during the Civil War (1863 – 1865).  Although Washington, AR only has a few hundred people today, the population during the 19th Century approached 5000.  Southwest Arkansas was the scene of … Continue reading

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Helena Reenactment, Cleburne Memorial

  On Saturday, March 14, I went to Helena, Arkansas for two events. The first was a memorial service to Major General Pat Cleburne, CSA.  He was one of seven Confederate Generals who came from Helena during the Civil War.  He was … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, part 105

“The marshal’s name is Owen Gill,” said Captain Mosby. “He is kin to Jones Gill, or should I say, he was kin to Jones Gill, who you eliminated so well. “I believe the marshal is a Unionist, and the reason … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 67

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I reined in Sampson abruptly, dismounted, and put my hand over his nose. I had seen this done a hundred times in the cowboy movies. I hoped it would keep him from answering … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 66

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME Sampson was a very appropriate name for this steed. When I kicked him, he took off like a rocket, and I was almost thrown out of the saddle. I was barely able to … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 65

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I tried to think of ways to contact the Confederate Garrison at Harpers Ferry. The fastest way would be by telegraph, but there were no cities on this road that had a telegraph. … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 64

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME I woke with the singing of the birds outside my hotel room window. The sun was just coming up. So, I got up, poured water from a pitcher into a basin, and washed … Continue reading

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Civil War Transcendence, Part 63

A NOVEL OF TRAVEL BACK IN TIME According to the hotel clerk, Jones Gill was the meanest S.O.B. in the region. Apparently, he and his brother Seborne were hatched by some demon from hell, southwest of Harpers’ Ferry, back in … Continue reading

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