Today on the blog, we’re excited to share this interview with author Albert Nofi! Learn about his background, his writing career, and the inspiration behind his new book, The Blue & Gray Almanac.
Jim Huffstodt, the always working author of LINCOLN’S BOLD LION was interviewed live on Civil War Talk Radio, hosted by Dr. Gerald Prokopowisc of East Carolina University of Greenville, South Carolina. You can access the Civil War Talk Radio archive at: https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2205/civil-war-talk-radio Hope you enjoy the show. Jim’s tireless efforts are no … More Lincoln’s Bold Lion author Jim Huffstodt on Civil War Radio
James Huffstodt recently discussed his book, “Lincoln’s Bold Lion,” at Saratoga Springs History Museum. The book is about Civil War Union Brigadier General Martin D. Hardin who grew up in Saratoga Springs. He was wounded four times, lost an arm to amputation, was mentored by President Lincoln, fought at Gettysburg, and played a key role … More Civil War author fascinated by Spa City visit
Originally published in the Bristol Bits David Perry, a native of Bristol and a retired professor of American History at the University of New Haven, recently penned a book entitled, “Bluff, Bluster, Lies and Spies,” a 336-page, hardcover reader about President Abraham Lincoln, the State Department work of William Henry Seward, and their combined foreign … More “Bluff, Bluster, Lies and Spies” in the Civil War
The authors of Fonthill’s TEXANS AT GETTYSBURG: Blood and Glory with Hood’s Texas Brigade, Randy Dais and Joe Owen, had a great week so far. Sunday started with a book signing at Battlefields and Beyond Bookstore in Gettysburg, PA. Today the Civil War News sent their July Issue which included a comprehensive new review: “…a compendium of the … More Texans at Gettysburg
David Perry’s new book Bluff, Bluster, Lies and Spies: The Lincoln Foreign Policy, 1861-1865 is a wild ride through the mismanaged State Department of William Henry Seward in Washington, DC, to the more skillful work of Lords Palmerston, Russell and Lyons in the British Foreign Office. Fearful that Great Britain would recognize the Confederacy and … More New Casemate Title Examines American Foreign Policy During the Civil War
LINCOLN’S BOLD LION author James Huffstodt performed in character last weekend as an old Civil War veteran who knew General Hardin. He was featured during the Woodville (Fl.) Festival at the Woodville Library near Tallahassee, an annual event and celebration of the history and people of Woodville Florida that includes music, historical re-enactors, literature, plays, demonstrations, and vendors of all … More LINCOLN’S BOLD LION at the Woodville Festival
Originally Featured on St Augustine Register.com 02/06/2016 Posted: February 6, 2016 – 11:31pm | Updated: February 7, 2016 – 12:02am The story of Martin Davis Hardin provides more than a combat record — in fact, it comprises a tour through 1800s America, with its most costly war only the centerpiece. Abraham Lincoln was a close friend and political ally … More “Lincon’s Bold Lion: The Life and Times of Brigadier General Martin Davis Hardin” Q&A with author
Casemate is proud to announce that authors Ed and Cathy Gilbert were recently awarded the Presidential Service Center’s Distinguished Service Medal. Presidential Service began with the American military, in the late 1700’s, as military aides and other positions. In the 1880’s The US Navy requested of President Rutherford B. Hayes, to open a “mess,” (or restaurant) which … More Ed and Cathy Gilbert awarded Presidential Service Center’s Distinguished Service Medal
La Salle native and 1965 graduate of La Salle-Peru Township High School, James Huffstodt of Tallahassee, Fla., is the author of a recently released biography of one of Illinois’s most heroic Civil War generals who was also a personal protégé of President Abraham Lincoln. “Lincoln’s Bold Lion: The Life and Times of Brigadier General … More Who was Lincoln’s Lion?