Author Archives: Keith

Rescuing the Stone of Wiley W. Dye

Tweet I recently had the pleasure of taking a trip to attend the Vince Dooley Leadership Conference at Kennesaw State University.  There were many fine speakers along with Coach Dooley, the legendary football coach of the national championship University of … Continue reading

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Review of Diary of an Unkempt Woman

Tweet Diary of an Unkept Woman By Sandra Miller Linhart Lionheart Group Publishing Reviewed by Keith Jones The only complaint I have about “Diary of an Unkempt Woman” is that the title tends to shy most men away from reading … Continue reading

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Review – Texans at Antietam

Tweet Texans At Antietam: A Terrible Clash of Arms, September 16-17, 1862 By Joe Owen, Philip McBride, and Joe Allport Fonthill Media Reviewed by Keith Jones This book presents a great collection of accounts that brings the battle into focus … Continue reading

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Review – We Ride a Whirlwind

Tweet We Ride a Whirlwind: Sherman and Johnston at Bennett Place By Eric J. Wittenberg Fox Run Publishing Reviewed by J. Keith Jones For so many, their knowledge (if they bother to have any) of the so-called American Civil War … Continue reading

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Jigsaw 2 Rocks Eastern NC – Book Review

Tweet Jigsaw Part II By Ted Miller Brogden M E Publishing Reviewed by Keith Jones Part 1 spoiler alert – if you have not read Jigsaw (Part I), proceed to your favorite book source and order it now. Then come … Continue reading

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Military Writers Society of America Review of Echoes From Gettysburg, SC

Tweet Recently the Military Writers Society of America reviewed Echoes From Gettysburg: South Carolina’s Memories and Images.  You may read this review by clicking this link.  It is always an honor to have my work reviewed by this fine organization.

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Jones Wins 2017 Henry Timrod Award

Tweet It is my distinct pleasure to announce that Friday, July 7, 2017, I was honored with the Henry Timrod Southern Culture Award by the Military Order of Stars and Bars. The award is given for “understanding, appreciation, and explanation” … Continue reading

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Remembering Gettysburg’s Veterans

Tweet As I take a moment to reflect on the carnage and the high human costs surrounding the anniversary of the most famous battle fought on American soil — the Battle of Gettysburg — I wanted to acknowledge the service … Continue reading

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Review of audio book Three Years With Quantrill

Tweet Three Years With Quantrill: A True Story Told by His Scout (Audio version) John McCorkle & O. S. Barton Narrated by Dan John Miller Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I recently picked up the audio version of this informative … Continue reading

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Review: When the Yankees Come – Paul Graham

Tweet When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman’s Invasion (Voices from the Dust Book 1) Shotwell Publishing Paul C. Graham Reviewed by J. Keith Jones There really is no better foundation for understanding history than reading source … Continue reading

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