Civil-war stories, books, poems, and more

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Truth behind "reparations" and the Civil War Read More

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Reader's Favorite Review: “...a captivating mixture of adventure, murder, lust, and romance.” “...a fascinating story, set against a background that is realistic...” “...historically accurate events are cleverly intermingled with fiction.” “...merits its five stars.” 1872. When virginal Jenny Crispin is dumped at the altar by a chauvinistic cad, she does… Read More
Civil War veteran Captain James Kirk finds himself with an unusual offer - and a command the likes of which the world has never seen. Read More
Benjamin Franklin Butler was a surprisingly successful lawyer, a much-maligned Civil War general and a remarkably durable politician. During his colorful and controversial years in courtrooms, on battlefields, and in political offices, he was accused of all manner of skullduggery. Offenses alleged against Butler ranged from stealing silver spoons while… Read More
That James Abram Garfield is one of America’s least remembered Presidents is something to lament in the light of the fact that the 20th man to hold office as such was manifestly a man of genuine decency, a true Christian gentleman. Read More
A young man in a reenactment group from 2012 some how ends up in 1862 and right in the middle of the Civil War. I looking for some feedback on my writing, Please Read More

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This is a true story about how my parents' visit to the birthplace of an ancestor, U.S. Senator and Minister to Spain Pierre Soule, led to a French writer publishing a book about Soule and how her research led to the first meeting of Soule's descendants in France and… Read More
historians have tried to explain what went wrong and what caused the antagonism that led to the first world war that saw both britain and germany take arms against each other in a war that led to the death of millions of people. in the late middle years or… Read More

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William James Foster, a spy for the Union army during the American Civil War, is stuck behind enemy lines in Richmond, Virginia. Will his cover get blown? Read More

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I wrote this over a year ago and found it recently, so I thought I'd publish it...see how well, or indeed unwell it was received. I've written from both sides in the Civil War, but this poem is written in an evident bias towards the Confederate States. It has… Read More
two males - a 10 year old by the name of scout and his stepdad, sam - are poor in a small town in tennessee trying to make a living years after a mother's death. his step father goes after church on sundays across the border to nc in… Read More

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This poem is based on a mythical engagement at Gettysburg between two Irish Brigades when the Father is fighting for the Confederate States, and the son for the Union, in the America Civil War. It has been inspired by many true stories, thought this particular engagement never happened. Read More
I didn't base this poem on any specific battle, and nor did I have any inspiration to write it. It just happened. I hope you enjoy. Read More
Murcheson County, a sweeping tale of four families who settle on Georgia’s frontier in the early nineteenth century…their triumphs and sorrows, their frailties… and of the best and worst of the human spirit. Maureen O’Steen escapes the ravages of Ireland’s Potato Famine only to encounter bitter discrimination in Boston. Her… Read More
This is a compilation of facts, dates, names, places, and documented data combined with creative writing. t\This story was written October 22, 2014. Read More
An earlier version of this story appeared on a defunct site. A bad economy leads to a new Civil War. Read More
The American Civil War was fought mostly in the South. But, the war reached all corners of the United States, even St. Lawrence County, in New York's "North Country." This is one Union soldier's letters home telling his story of the ravages of war that took him from his home… Read More

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They took a look at the book. They didn't know it would come with a cost. They need to get to their own time. Join Logan and his sister Emma on an adventure of a lifetime. With each page, comes another adventure in the past. Read More
When the Christian Republican party sweeps to power in 2020 they vow to make America a Christian homeland and launch a Christian revolution. California leads the civil war against the imposition of Christian fascism. Read More
In the war-torn South during the Civil War, a wealthy Louisiana girl is torn between obligations to her family, and her hearts desires. Read More

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In the war-torn South during the Civil War, a wealthy Louisiana girl is torn between obligations to her family, and her hearts desires. Read More
The DTL oil company send in a crew of three Kiwis to clean up an oil spill on Kerguelen Island in a parallel world where the sea level is 3,000 metres lower. They are suddenly attacked by pirate when they approach the Macdonald Bay Port. But can the African Union… Read More
Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it. Read More

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Or, The Only Eagle I Ever Made On A Par 4. Tales From Dirt Mountain, Part 11. Read More

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a short story about a soldier and his thoughts. Read More
A boy is being questioned about the whereabouts of his father, set sometime during the English Civil War. Read More
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