Tag Archives: Hidden History of Civil War Oregon

Memory Keepers of the Civil War

May 9, 2012

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In April, I had the pleasure of representing The History Press at the Oregon Heritage Conference, which was co-hosted by the Northwest Archivists. I brought a spread of titles to the event to share the range in The History Press list, including stories of neighborhoods and landmarks, books on foodways and local sports culture, and […]

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Hidden History of Civil War Oregon is reviewed by The Oregon Herald

December 3, 2011

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Uncovering the hidden stories of Oregon’s forgotten heroes has been a long-standing passionate avocation for Randol Fletcher, a fifth-generation Oregonian who recently made his debut as historian and author with his first published book this fall: the Hidden History of Civil War Oregon. “I grew up in a family where my father was a descendant […]

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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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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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Interview with Randol B. Fletcher, Author of Hidden History of Civil War Oregon

August 9, 2011

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When did you first become interested in the events of the Civil War? I have had a life-long interest in history and majored in history when I went to college. I became particularly interested in the Civil War era when I was on a camping trip with my wife and children at Fort Stevens State […]

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