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Biography

We visited several Civil War sites this year.

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National Civil War Museum

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African American Civil War Memorial and Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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National Museum of African American History and Culture

 


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.

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Allen at First United Methodist Church in Plano

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Presentation at First United Methodist Church of Allen

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Talk at Senior Center in Pennsylvania

 


Publications

Cover_Preparing_for_DisunionMy latest Civil War book, Preparing for Disunion: West Point Commandants and the Training of Civil War Leaders is available from McFarland Publishing.

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

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Doing some research at home

Please see some of the resources that I use in my writing and teaching.


Speaking Request

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At Civil War Roundtable in Philadelphia

I would be delighted to speak to your organization.

Please check out the topics.

 

 

 


Travels

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Saguaro National Park – East

 

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Tumacaori National Historical Park

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Saguaro Cactus

 

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White Sands National Monument

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Petroglyphs – Saguaro National Park – West

 


Sketch Pad

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Composing on the laptop

My random thoughts and philosophical musings

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