Civil War articles by guest writers
|H. Grady Howell, Jr., born in Biloxi, is a ninth
generation Mississippian. He holds both B.A. and M.A. degrees in
History from Southeastern Louisiana University as well as diplomas
in archivy from the National Archives (Washington, D.C.) and Emory
University-Georgia Department of Archives and History (Atlanta,
His literary credits include: To Live and Die in Dixie, A History of
the Third Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A., 150 Anniversary Shiloh
[MS] United Methodist Church 1828-1978, Going to Meet the Yankees,
A History of the "Bloody Sixth" Mississippi Infantry, C.
S., and Hill of Death, The Battle of Champion Hill.
|Tom Hughes is a native of Hattiesburg and a 1986
graduate of Mississippi College. He is an avid collector of
historical artifacts and has been involved in numerous Civil War
related organizations including the Jackson Civil War Round Table
and the Blue/Gray Educational Society.
In 1999, Hughes published his first
book, entitled Resurrecting A Buried Southern Treasure. He
currently lives in Clinton with his wife Melinda and their
children, Matthew and Baileigh.
|Tom Holder, born in Nashville, Tennessee, is named
for his great grandfather, Thomas Wilson Long who fought with the
3rd Georgia Regiment, Ambrose Wright's Brigade, A. P. Hill's
Division, and Lee's ANV. Holder's interest in General Granbury
started as he grew up around the battlefields of Nashville and
Franklin. The interest continued after moving to Texas where his
parents now live in Granbury, named in honor of the General and
the site of his final burial.
Holder, who now resides in Fort
Worth, Texas, is a graduate of the University of Texas in
Arlington. He holds a BS degree in microbiology and has worked in
the pharmaceutical industry since 1974. He is a past member of the
New Orleans Civil War Round Table and a current member of the Ft.
Worth Civil War Round Table. He is also a member of the K. M. Van
Zandt SCV as well as Co. A., Waco Guards in Waco, Texas.