Category Archives: Gettysburg 150

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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Gettysburg National Military Park to host book signings with two historians

Gettysburg College professor of history Dr. Allen Guelzo and National Park Service chief historian Dr. Robert Sutton will sign copies of their books at the Gettysburg National Military Park Feb. 2, 2013.

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New Civil War titles focus on Carlisle, immigrant soldiers

York historian Scott Mingus Sr. reviews two recent Civil War books by authors Cooper WIngert and Les Rolston.

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American Civil War Wax Museum to host authors for Gettysburg Address anniversary

The American Civil War Wax Museum will host several authors, including Jeff Shaara, for the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address in November 2013.

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Camp Hill Tom Huntington to sign copies of Gettysburg book at Midtown Scholar

Camp Hill author Tom Huntington will speak and sign copies of “Searching for George Gordon Meade” at 2 p.m. July 20, 2013, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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Authors gather for Sacred Trust Talks, American Civil War Wax Museum signings in Gettysburg

Several authors will be in Gettysburg June 29 through July 7, 2013, for the Gettysburg Foundation’s Sacred Trust Talks and Book Signings and the American Civil War Wax Museum’s author and artist presentation tent.

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Ron Hershner’s ‘Letters From Home’ focuses on Civil War family

Springettsbury Township attorney and author Ron Hershner focuses on the Civil War homefront in “Letters From Home: York County, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War,” released May 2013.

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Cumberland County author releases ‘More Scandals of the Civil War’

Cumberland County author Douglas Lee Gibboney released “More Scandals of the Civil War” through Sunbury Press.

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Civil War author Jeff Shaara to speak in Gettysburg, York

Best-selling Civil War author Jeff Shaara will speak at the Gettysburg Festival June 15 and as part of the York County Heritage Trust’s Distinguished Speaker Series June 27, 2013.

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Area authors release ‘Keystone Tombstones Civil War’

Joe Farrell, Joe Farley and Lawrence Knorr recently released “Keystone Tombstones Civil War: Famous Graves Found in Pennsylvania” via Sunbury Press.

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