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Friday, October 16, 2009

Tonight in Gettysburg

Right now I'm sitting in Steve Stanley's living room in Gettysburg. I arrived about 6:30 pm after a quite rainy (and road construction filled) four-hour drive. Steve and I, his fiance Krystie and friend Leigh Ann met at the Mayflower Chinese Buffet - one of my favorite haunts - for dinner. Afterwards, we drove to the American History Store on Steinwehr Avenue for a book signing in conjunction with the Military History Online fall muster. The signing was from 8-10 pm. Bill Frassanito was there, along with John Hoptak, Jim Hessler, Tim Smith, and Don Ernsberger. Steve and I signed several copies of The Complete Gettysburg Guide, most of them actually brought by folks to have signed. Several folks also bought copies of my first two books. It was a nice time, especially meeting some MHO folks that I hadn't seen in a few years.

We need to get up about 4:30 am tomorrow in order to make the five-hour drive to Williamsburg, Virginia for the Military History Weekend show. The book signing there begins at 12 noon, and we need about a half hour or so to get set up. It will be an early start to a long day tomorrow, so good night everyone!

2 comments:

  1. Fantastic book!
    After a 20 year leave of absence from my CW passion,(raising 2 children)I'm happy to say that I made it back to Gettysburg this past summer. I bought your book and after having read it cover to cover, I made plans to return to Gettysburg next June to experience your excellent self guided tour. Thank you for this book!

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  2. Sherry, thank you very much. Please let us know what you think of the tours once you've had a chance to take them next year!

    Best regards,
    J.D.

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