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Friday, 22 October 2010
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Gray Ghost Vineyard’s Civil War Authors Day 2010
Saturday, November 13, 2010 (11:00 am to 5:00 pm) 

Join us as local authors and historians bring the Civil War to life! Authors will be discussing, selling and signing books throughout the day. (Authors accept cash and checks). Join us in the Ranger Room for brief vignettes from various authors. Vignette schedule listed after authors and books. Admission is FREE. For more info visit
Authors Attending:
The Civil War in Spotsylvania County: Campfires at the Crossroads
Historic Churches of Fredericksburg: Houses of the Holy
The Southern Cross: A Civil War Devotional
Onward Christian Soldier: The Spiritual Journey of Stonewall
Christian Cavalier: The Spiritual Legacy of JEB Stuart
By: Michael Aubrecht
Danger Between the Lines (DVD)
Hunter Mill Road Civil War Self-Guided Tour (booklet)
Forgotten Roads of Hunter Mill Corridor
By: Hunter Mill Defense League
Charlie Balch
Thomas J. Evans
Jim Lewis
Tragedy at Montpelier: The Untold Story of 10 Confederate Deserters
The Essential Civil War: A Handbook to the Battles, Armies, Navies & Commanders
By: Jayne E. Blair
Mosby's Keydet Rangers
Recollections of a Mosby Ranger: Andrew Hetherton Nott
He Bore 12 Battle Scars: Charles Henry Dear
By: Eric W. Buckland
Robert E. Lee on Leadership
Triumph:  The Power and Glory of the Catholic Church, A 2,000 Year History
Don't Tread on Me: A 400-Year History of America at War
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War
By: H.W. Crocker III
1st Virginia Cavalry
2nd Virginia Cavalry
5th Virginia Cavalry
1st Battalion Virginia Infantry (Irish)
39th Battalion Virginia Cavalry (Lee's Escort & Body Guard)
24th Battalion Virginia Partisan Rangers
1st & 2nd Rockbridge Artillery
1st & 2nd Maryland Infantry
1st & 2nd Maryland Cavalry
Confederate Sailors, Marines and Signalmen from Virginia and Maryland
Lexington & Rockbridge County in the Civil War
By: Robert J. Driver, Jr
Mosby's Vignettes, Volumes I - VII
By: Gregg Dudding
Mosby's Confederacy
Mosby Vignettes, Volumes I - V
By: Thomas J. Evans
This Forgotten Land
Frank Rahm & John Lunceford: Members of Mosby's Artillery Company
By: Don Hackenson
Battle at Balls Bluff
By: Mr. Kim B. Holien
A Vast and Fiendish Plot: The Confederate Attack on New York City
Pursuit: The Chase, Capture, Persecution and Surprising Release of Jefferson Davis
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the South
In the Footsteps of J.E.B. Stuart
In the Footsteps of Robert E. Lee
In the Footsteps of Stonewall Jackson
Civil War Blunders
By: Clint Johnson
Mosby's Combat Operations in Fairfax County, Virginia - A Documentary
A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia: The Civil War Album of Laura Ratcliffe
The Civil War in Fairfax County: Civilians and Soldiers
The Battle of Chantilly, An Independent Film
Herndon: A Town and Its History
Herndon: A History in Images
By: Charles V. Mauro
Brandy Station, June 9, 1863: The Largest Cavalry Battle of the Civil War
Brandy Station Battlefield Driving Tour Guide
By: Joseph W. McKinney
Endowed by the Creator, Families of Fairfax Court House
Civil War Fairfax Court House
Down Town Fairfax, A Walking Tour
Civil War Northern Neck
Capt. John Quincy Marr, Warrenton Rifles, First Confederate Officer Killed
By: Edward C. Trexler, Jr.
Remembering: A History of Orange County, Virginia
By: Frank S. Walker, Jr.
Civil War Author Vignette Schedule
Join us in the Ranger Room as guest authors share short stories about notable Civil War topics.
11:15 am
Danger Between the Lines (DVD)
Viewing of Mosby segment from the DVD
Presenter: Thomas J. Evans
12:00 pm
Generals in Bronze: Strange Tales of Civil War Monuments
Presenter: Joseph W. McKinney
12:30 pm
A Vast & Fiendish Plot:  November 25, 1864
The failed attempt by 6 Confederate officers to burn down New York City
Presenter:  Clint Johnson
1:00 pm
"Broken Hearts and Severed Limbs" Stories from Mosby Rangers
Presenter: Eric W. Buckland
1:30 pm
"A Southern Spy in Northern Virginia:  The Civil War Album of Laura Ratcliffe". The story of Laura Ratcliffe in Fairfax County, Spy for General JEB Stuart and Colonel John Singleton Mosby
Presenter:  Charles V. Mauro
2:00 pm
"They Fought Valiantly"
The story of 10 men in the 3rd N.C.
Description of the attack on Culp's Hill July 2, 1863 and their execution for desertion after returning to Virginia.
Presenter: Jayne E. Blair
2:30 pm
The Origins of "Mosby's Confederacy" and the effect of Mosby's operations in it.
Presenter: Frank S. Walker, Jr.
3:00 pm
Confederate Campfires: The Life of the Common Soldier including a reading of letters detailing the everyday trials and tribulations of camp life.
Presenter: Michael Aubrecht
3:30 pm
Captain John Quincy Marr, Warrenton Rifles
Events leading up to Tompkins Raid, the Tompkins Raid, death of Marr, Marr - the man and his family
Presenter: Edward C. Trexler, Jr.
4:00 pm
Danger Between the Lines (DVD)
Viewing of Mosby segment from the DVD
Presenter: Thomas J. Evans

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Updated: Friday, 22 October 2010 3:11 PM EDT
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