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[11 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

About this time last year I received a wonderful Christmas present when I learned that Dr. David Aiken, English professor at the College of Charleston and the Citadel, would be recommending “Marching Through Culpeper” to his upcoming classes. I contacted Dr. Aiken and he invited me to speak to one of his classes in January while we were at Hilton Head. Therefore I had the opportunity to share my story with his students. I also learned that “Gone with the Wind” would be required reading.
I am always thrilled to hear …

* Hidden History Facts »

[11 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

William Gilmore Simms
April 1806-June 1870
The father of Southern literature was a native Charlestonian. He was a poet, novelist, short story writer, biographer, historian, editor, essayist, playwright, orator, and mentor to dozens of young authors. As the leading Southern figure of his day, he also gained international recognition. Despite Northern bias against publishing Southern authors, he became the most prolific of writers, using his talent as a writer to support his growing family.
His subject matter and focus were always the people and places he knew and loved. Simms was an author …

* MTC Updates & Inspiration »

[11 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

About this time last year I received a wonderful Christmas present when I learned that Dr. David Aiken, English professor at the College of Charleston and the Citadel, would be recommending “Marching Through Culpeper” to his upcoming classes. I contacted Dr. Aiken and he invited me to speak to one of his classes in January while we were at Hilton Head. Therefore I had the opportunity to share my story with his students. I also learned that “Gone with the Wind” would be required reading.
I am always thrilled to hear …