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KNOXVILLE 1863 By Dick Stanley
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Lovers of historical fiction will find much to ponder in the 1863 Confederate siege of Knoxville, Tennessee. President Lincoln considered Union victory there a key to winning the Civil War. The... More > siege and its battle of Fort Sanders involved some of the war’s most famous personalities and units. They are brought to life from available histories, diaries and memoirs: Gen. James Longstreet (Gen. Lee’s “Warhorse”) and his First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia—including Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade, and Parker’s Boy Battery of the Sixth Virginia Artillery. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, whose Ninth Corps hopes rested with Lt. Samuel Benjamin’s Second U.S. Artillery, and the Seventy-Ninth New York Cameron Highlanders. At stake: Control of the Smoky Mountains railroad hub which produced rifles, ammunition, and clothing for the Confederate armies. Could the Union keep it when the ragged and starving Rebels outnumbered them ten to one?< Less
LEAVING THE ALAMO By Dick Stanley
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Here are sixteen stories of middle-aged Texans, combat veterans of Vietnam, who are not in prison, panhandling, or sleeping under bridges. For the most part, they’ve learned to live with the... More > judgments of their non-serving peers and the war that still goes on in their heads, although one also has murder on his mind.******* Dick Stanley is a retired daily newspaper staff writer in Austin, Texas. He fought in Vietnam in 1969 as an Army lieutenant and light-infantry senior advisor to a South Vietnamese militia unit in the I Corps tactical zone.< Less
KNOXVILLE 1863 By Dick Stanley
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Lovers of historical fiction will find much to ponder in the 1863 Confederate siege of Knoxville, Tennessee. President Lincoln considered Union victory there a key to winning the Civil War. The... More > siege and its battle of Fort Sanders involved some of the war’s most famous personalities and units. They are brought to life from available histories, diaries and memoirs: Gen. James Longstreet (Gen. Lee’s “Warhorse”) and his First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia—including Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade, and Parker’s Boy Battery of the Sixth Virginia Artillery. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, whose Ninth Corps hopes rested with Lt. Samuel Benjamin’s Second U.S. Artillery, and the Seventy-Ninth New York Cameron Highlanders. At stake: Control of the Smoky Mountains railroad hub which produced rifles, ammunition, and clothing for the Confederate armies. Could the Union keep it when the ragged and starving Rebels outnumbered them ten to one?< Less
LEAVING THE ALAMO By Dick Stanley
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Here are sixteen stories of middle-aged Texans, combat veterans of Vietnam, who are not in prison, panhandling, or sleeping under bridges. For the most part, they’ve learned to live with the... More > judgments of their non-serving peers and the war that still goes on in their heads, although one also has murder on his mind.******* Dick Stanley is a retired daily newspaper staff writer in Austin, Texas. He fought in Vietnam in 1969 as an Army lieutenant and light-infantry senior advisor to a South Vietnamese militia unit in the I Corps tactical zone.< Less
THE BLOODY THIRTEENTH By Dick Stanley
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This is the history of the 13th Mississippi Volunteer Infantry Regiment, a premier Confederate unit of the American Civil War. The 13th was the original regiment of Gen. William Barksdale and a... More > founding unit of his Barksdale's Mississippi Brigade. The brigade won lasting fame for its charge against the Union lines at Gettysburg on July 2,1863. This narrative by independent historian Dick Stanley is told through the extant diaries, letters and memoirs of the men who fought under the regiment's battle flag, 1861-1865.< Less
The Butterfly Rose By Dick Stanley
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Thanh Kim, a widowed country folk healer and sorceress, shares the American war in Viet Nam with her grandmother's rose garden, the spirit of her warrior-poet, and the romantic strains of an old... More > friend's violin. Despite the terror of war, she finds hope for the future in an unexpected discovery: an American soldier-descendent of a French Foreign Legionnaire her grandmother helped drive from their Que Son valley a hundred years before.< Less

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