History is more than words

I am Ben Coleman, Navy veteran, historian, and author.

History is the story of us. It is raw with emotion. It narratives speak of love and war, guilt and power. Whether you like history or not, there’s no denying the impact it leaves on us, on society, on the future.¬†

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Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

The new days dawn slips across the battlefield pursuing a fleeing darkness. And it is a dawn which reveals the terrifying cost of the day of battle before. The fields and town streets of the small Pennsylvania hamlet are strewn with the dead, while the crows peck, and...

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Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg: On this day in 1863 Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia clashed with the Union Army of the Potomac under the command of Gen. George Gordon Meade. Less than three months before, Lee with the aid of the now fallen Gen. Thomas J. Jackson destroyed...

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Single Mothers

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. Heroes aren't just people who have seen combat. A hero is someone that sets a phenomenal, who has overcome incredible odds. A hero is a person who has untiringly put service to their...

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Emeregd from darkness best selling authorA swashbuckling steampunk set in the American Revolution 1776. Freemasons led by Captain John Paul Jones launch a secret mission to the Lost Mines of Solomon. 

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