Welcome to my web site featuring my writing, research, and teaching!
Here’s what’s new…
Biography – We visited several Civil War sites this year.
National Museum of African American History
Classes – I have stopped teaching classes in the SAIL program at Collin College to concentrate on writing.
I am continuing my lectures on various topics to Civil War Roundtables, libraries, and senior citizen organizations.
Teacher of Civil War Generals is available in paperback and Kindle editions.
Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith contains letters General Smith sent to his daughter, Fanny, during the expedition to the Canadian border, Mormon campaign to install federal officers in the Utah Territory, and the Civil War.
Charles A. Marvin – “One Year, Six Months, and Eleven Days” can be purchased on Amazon.
My latest Civil War book, Preparing for Disunion – West Point Commandants and the Training of Civil War Leaders is scheduled to be released by McFarland Publishing in late September.
I have spent most of 2018 working on the biography Ebenezer Allen – Statesman, Entrepreneur, and Spy. Please see my blog on Allen’s Civil War activities.
Resources – Please see some of the resources that I use in my writing and teaching.
Speaking Request – I would be delighted to speak to your organization.
Please check out the topics.
Sketch Pad – My random thoughts and philosophical musings.