Pittsburgh Book Festival (CANCELLED)

West Park / North Side Pittsburgh

HOORAY! A festival in my own backyard. Goal:  To unite those who love reading, people who have a passion for writing and those who are looking to find the right book for themselves or as a gift. I will be one of those with the "passion" who will be selling and signing my books. Henry: […]


Falmouth, Kentucky, Chat

Pendleton County Public Library 801 Robbins Ave., Falmouth

The Pendleton County Public Library has invited me to speak about the War in Kentucky and my two related books, "Cousins at War" and "Jesse: 53rd Kentucky". This is particularly meaningful to me. Pendleton County houses the E.E. Barton Collection, an archive of family stories and genealogical memory. E.E. Barton, an attorney, interviewed all the […]


Speaker at Beauvoir Lecture Series

Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library 2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS NEW DATE PENDING I have been invited to speak in Biloxi, Mississippi. What an honor it will be to travel to the Deep South and network with folks who do the same thing I do--whether they be history buffs, academics, or members of the reading public. We all honor those men […]


Second Saturday Speaker at the Carnegie in Carnegie

Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie

I am honored and humbled to be chosen as a featured speaker in the on-going Second Saturday Civil War Speaker Series held at the Carnegie Library in Carnegie, PA. The Civil War book collection at the library is one of the best anywhere. An entire room is devoted to the war and open to the […]