Category Archives: American Civil War

The Weeping Time – Fanny Kemble’s Experiences on a Georgia Plantation in the 1830s

I’m as Southern as they come.  I can trace several branches of my family to South Carolina prior to the Revolutionary War and, of course, all sides fought for the South in the Civil War.  Yet, I write romances set … Continue reading

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Diary of a Union Soldier in Georgia — The Fall of Atlanta, Part II

These entries detail the remaining time that the one hundred and twenty-ninth regiment spent in war-shattered Atlanta.  Later, they would join Sherman in the march to the sea, burning and plundering as they go. Before I excerpt those sections, I … Continue reading

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Diary of a Union Soldier in Georgia – The Fall of Atlanta, Part I

For several weeks, this blog has been knee-deep in British history. So, I wanted to do something different and a little closer to home. I ran searches on Civil War diaries and came across two fabulous texts that I will … Continue reading Continue reading

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Fashion during the Civil War – 1864

A certain friend, who is writing a hilarious scene involving Civil War reenactors, asked me for some fashion advice from the year 1864.  Naturally excited to dig through old journals for pretty pictures, I set to work. The following images … Continue reading Continue reading

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