Tag: civil war fiction

  • My First Civil War Reenactment: Marion Davis

    Editor’s Note: I am always a fan of bringing in guest posters interested in the Civil War.  I find these guest posters often look at the war through a lens far different than mine.  With that said, TOCWOC guest poster and Civil War enthusiast Marion Davis wrote a self-published Civil War era novel as a […]

  • Civil War Odds & Ends: April 18, 2009

    It’s been quite awhile since I’ve done an Odds & Ends post, so I’ll go over exactly what it is again here.  Civil War Odds & Ends posts are lists of interesting Civil War news stories I come across in my feed reader.  The idea is to provide TOCWOC’s readers with some interesting blog posts […]

  • Fiction Review- Journey to Honor by James C. Buck

    Journey to Honor by James C. Buck, ISBN 978-1-60264-209-6, www.Virtualbookworm.com Jim Buck, a West Point graduate and former Washington State legislator, uncovered in his late father’s personal papers a diary compiled by a member of Company H of the 23rd New Jersey Volunteers. This was a 9-month unit hailing mainly from the Burlington County region […]

  • Review: Bedlam South by Mark Grisham & David Donaldson

    Bedlam South: A Novel, by Mark Grisham & David Donaldson, ISBN 9780681497566, Borders Press, © 2007, Hardcover, 308 pages, $24.95 The struggle to stay sane during the insanity of war is often a staple metaphor of the “war novel” genre. In their novel, “Bedlam South,” Mark Grisham and David Donaldson have transformed that metaphor into […]

  • Two Brothers: One North, One South

    David H. Jones new novel Two Brothers: One North,One South tells the true story of the Prentiss brothers William and Clifton whose familial love will be strained by the Civil War. The book opens in May 1865 with mortally injured William Prentiss admittance to the Armory Square Hospital. Despite being a Rebel the poet and […]

  • Fiction Review: The Shenandoah Spy

    The Shenandoah Spy: Being the True Life Adventures of Belle Boyd, CSA, the ‘Confederate Cleopatra’ By Francis Hamit In his novel, The Shenandoah Spy, Francis Hamit weaves facts and fiction around the espionage activities of the legendary Confederate spy Belle Boyd, creating an entertaining storyline that includes her real-life encounters with other well known historical […]

  • Southern Seahawk: A Novel of the Civil War at Sea

    Southern Seahawk: A Novel of the Civil War at Sea Though I am a big fan of the War Between the States, I am not very knowledgeable about that part of the conflict that took place on the high seas. I found Southern Seahawk, the first novel in the Seahawk Trilogy, to be a great […]