Category Archives: Civil War books

Author Harold Holzer to sign books in Gettysburg on Nov. 15

Author Harold Holzer will be at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Nov. 15. He will be signing his new book, “Lincoln and the Power of the Press: the War for Public … Continue reading

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Local author Mike Harris to sign books in York, Gettysburg

Local author Mike Harris will sign books from 12 to 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Irvin’s Books in West Manchester Township and at 3 p.m. Aug. 16 at Pages of the Past in Gettysburg. Here’s a synopsis of his new … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Killer Angels’ / ‘Gettysburg’

The Battle of Gettysburg took place 151 years ago this month, the bloodiest battle ever fought on U.S. soil. The events of those three days changed the tide of the Civil War and contained several fascinating stories from both the … Continue reading

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Gettysburg author Jessica James wins Southern Fiction award

Gettysburg author Jessica James is the first two-time winner of the coveted John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction, according to a news release. James first won the prestigious literary award in 2011 for her Civil War novel “Noble Cause,” … Continue reading

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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … Continue reading

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Book signing ‘Gettysburg: The Story of the Battle with Maps’ at Pages of the Past Bookstore

Editors M. David Detweiler and David Reisch will lecture and sign copies of their newest Gettysburg title at 6:30 p.m. July 1 at the Pages of the Past Bookstore, 13 Baltimore Street in Gettysburg, according to a news release. The … Continue reading

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New booklet ‘Tales Along the Tracks’ published

Folks who have ridden the Steam into History excursion train between New Freedom and Glen Rock or Hanover Junction, Pa., may be familiar with Brenda Yarrison. Yarrison often rides the train as a volunteer hostess, telling stories to the patrons … Continue reading

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Two book events set for local author J. Arthur Moore

J. Arthur Moore of Lancaster County will sign and sell books and talk about his Civil War series “Journey Into Darkness” from noon to 2 p.m. May 25 at Antiques at Silver Bell Farm, 1641 Horseshoe Pike (Route 322) just … Continue reading

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Local author J. Arthur Moore to sign books at Gettysburg battlefield April 12

J. Arthur Moore of Narvon (Lancaster County) will sign copies of his four-part Civil War novel “Journey Into Darkness” 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 at Gettysburg National Civil War Battlefield’s museum bookstore, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg. Moore will also share … Continue reading

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Lancaster Civil War Round Table to welcome author J. David Petruzzi

The Lancaster Civil War Round Table will welcome author, speaker and historian J.David Petruzzi at 7 p.m. April 10 at the Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road. The program is free to attend.  JD will speak on his latest book, … Continue reading

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