Tag Archives: Civil War

Happy Hundred Years to the Land of Enchantment

May 4, 2012

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The Land of Enchantment is celebrating 100 years of statehood, and The History Press is honored to represent some of New Mexico’s storied past in these titles:     ♦ “Poor New Mexico! So far from Heaven, so close to Texas!”—Governor Manuel Armijo In this collection of forgotten tales, Ellen Dornan relates the stories of […]

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History Press West Authors Out And About

November 28, 2011

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Tustin locals have likely heard the buzz about Tustin As It Once Was. On Saturday December 3, author Juanita Lovret will be signing copies of her book at the Tustin Area Museum from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by and say hello! Fresh from events at San Diego’s Upstart Crow and the Save Our […]

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History Press Releases First Civil War Title in the Northwest

September 6, 2011

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The History Press is proud to announce Hidden History of Civil War Oregon by Randol B. Fletcher is now available from Oregon bookstores. Many Oregonians think of the Civil War as a faraway event or something that happens when the Ducks and the Beavers tangle. Few know that the state raised two Union regiments or […]

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Setting Up Shop in the Southwest

August 25, 2011

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In 2011, The History Press released its first New Mexico titles: New Mexico and the Civil War by Dr. Walter Earl Pittman Although the New Mexico Territory was far distant from the main theaters of war, it was engulfed in the same violence and bloodshed as the rest of the nation… The Nogal Mesa: A History […]

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Call to Arms

August 17, 2011

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This Labor Day weekend, join Oregon Civil War buffs at the annual Fort Stevens Battle Reenactment and Living History event. This reenactment honoring our nation’s past takes place at the historic fort in Astoria, Oregon, September 3rd through September 5th, 2011. [event details available at the Northwest Civil War Council’s website] For those interested in […]

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