Charles A. Marvin – “One Year, Six Months, and Eleven Days”

Charles A. Marvin – “One Year, Six Months, and Eleven Days” will soon be available on The book is 226 pages long with over sixty illustrations.

Charles A. Marvin was a good man. He spent his life working on his farm in north central Pennsylvania. He attended church and participated in politics. He and his wife of forty-six years raised eight children. Members of his community respected and liked him. However, for “one year, eleven months, and six days” he left home to fight for his country and preserve the Union. This is the story of Private Charles A. Marvin and the Seventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry Regiment.




About Allen Mesch

Allen is an author, educator, and historian. He has written six books: The Analyst; Teacher of Civil War Generals; Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith; Charles A. Marvin - "One Year. Six Months, and Eleven Days", Preparing for Disunion, and Ebenezer Allen - Statesman, Entrepreneur, and Spy. He taught classes on the American Civil War at Collin College. He has visited more than 130 Civil War sites and given presentations at Civil War Roundtables.
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