Archives: Battlelines

Reviews, they always help; Battlelines: the complete Gettysburg

July 17, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, Civil War, fiction, newsletter, Point Spread, writing.

Jim Stovall’s email newsletter for July 14, 2017 Hi there, I hope you’ve had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend. Reviews Writers always want people to read their books, and they want their readers to love what they read. But what the writer needs is honesty. That’s why I alway suggest • Read More »

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The week’s best giveaways; Battlelines, 5 volumes, now available

July 10, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, Battlelines: Road to Gettysburg, books, Kill the Quarterback.

Hi there, I hope that you have had a good week. Giveaways This week’s best book giveaway (and one in which I am involved with Kill the Quarterback) is Thrillers, Killers and Chillers. There are 21 of us authors offering some very good book — and they’re all free downloads, of course. In addition, there’s an • Read More »

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Battlelines: Gettysburg: Day 1, July 1, 1863

July 1, 2016 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, books, Civil War.

Once again, we are sharing a post with the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable. Note: The annual anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg is this weekend. To commemorate that, we are posting, with permission, excerpts from Battlelines: Gettysburg, that describe aspects of the battle. Battlelines: Gettysburg contains the battlefield drawings of Alfred Waud and Edwin Forbes, • Read More »

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Civil War Trust provides excellent video introduction to Gettysburg

June 21, 2016 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, Civil War, history, journalism.

Gettysburg is so iconic — particularly because of the Gettysburg Address that Abraham Lincoln delivered four months after the battle — that we tend to lose sight of what it meant to the people who lived during the war.

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Battlelines: Gettysburg displays never-before-published work of Civil War sketch artists

August 10, 2015 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: Battlelines, books, Civil War, history, journalism.

Many rare and never-before-published drawings of Civil War sketch artists are now available in Battlelines: Gettysburg, newly released by First Inning Press.

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