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THE INCOMPARABLE LIEUTENANT HICKS – Part 4

This is Part 4 of my ongoing series of excerpts from Borden Hicks’ personal account in Glimpses of the Nation’s Struggle. Borden Hicks was a humorous young officer in the 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. The … Continue reading

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THE INCOMPARABLE LIEUTENANT BORDEN HICKS – Part 3

This is Part 3 of my ongoing series of excerpts from Borden Hicks’ personal account in Glimpses of the Nation’s Struggle. Borden Hicks was a humorous young officer in the 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. The … Continue reading

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THE INCOMPARABLE LIEUTENANT BORDEN HICKS – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my ongoing series of excerpts from Borden Hicks’s personal account in Glimpses of the Nation’s Struggle. Borden Hicks was a humorous young officer in the 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. The … Continue reading

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THE INCOMPARABLE LIEUTENANT BORDEN HICKS – Part 1

While researching the 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry for my Civil War novel, The Edge of Hell, I came to know many names/personalities from the ranks of the regiment. One of the most memorable and entertaining was a young man in … Continue reading

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SPIELBERG AND “LINCOLN”: BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE

There are few things I enjoy more in life than going to a movie that I have highly anticipated, especially one that is historical in nature. And the American Civil War is, to me, the most fascinating era in American … Continue reading

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PART 4: NEAR MISS AT DAVIS’ CROSSROADS

This is the fourth and concluding installment of a reprint of an article of mine that was originally featured in the July 1998 issue of the magazine “America’s Civil War.” Stanley, “finding that it would be necessary…to remain on or … Continue reading

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TEACHING HISTORY THROUGH HISTORICAL FICTION

There was an interesting article published in The Wall Street Journal on September 21, 2011, entitled “The Education Our Economy Needs” by Norm Augustine. Mr. Augustine makes the argument that today’s high school students’ lack of knowledge in the subject … Continue reading

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