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Re: 71st OVI book


lstevens Oct 16, 2010 12:54 PM
Posted in group: Ohio in the Civil War
Stillwater CWRT
Dr. David R. Hayes
PO Box 366
West Milton, OH 45383

On Oct 12, 8:47 am, Bruce Lamping <blamp...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Please tell me, who is the contact for the Stillwater Civil War Roundtable?  I live in Vandalia and Troy is pretty close.
> Thanks, Bruce Lamping
>
> Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:16:30 -0400
> To: ohio-in-the...@googlegroups.com
> From: km...@earthlink.net
> Subject: Re: 71st OVI book
>
> Hi,
>
> Perhaps you checked with Broadfoot Publishing?  Prices are
> reasonable.  You might think to donate a book to the OHS &
> USAMHI too.  I wish you much success and the CCWRT are good guys so
> bring a few copies, I'd bet they would like you to sign the books you
> publish.  Dan Hurley is a Cincinnati Historian though I don't know
> what TV station he is affiliated with but he would be IMHO a great
> "spring board to get your books sold.  I know he has impeccable
> rapport with the CHS or museum center well worth the hunt to find
> him.  When I finish my book on Dilger's Battery I'll be in your same
> shoes--with the hope of Providence for 2 operations both which are
> major.  Try a Google search on him.  True about now he will be
> moderating political debates but there is a pool of piranha's on the
> radio that like the CW too.  Don't be shy to ask questions.
>
> Best, Ken
>
> At 09:44 AM 10/10/2010 -0400, you wrote:
>
> Greg:
>
> I think I am nearly complete with my book.  I have been having
> some
>
> difficulties with my publisher - he has his ideas and I have mine
> but
>
> together we have managed to pound out about a 375 page effort.
>
> 10 Chapters, 50 photos, and about 15 maps.  I wanted the book to
> be
>
> hardcover but cost will not make that possible.  An initial run of
> about 250
>
> copies is all I will invest in now until I determine if anyone wants to
> read
>
> it.  
>
> Will hopefully get some coverage in Miami, Mercer, and Auglaize
> County
>
> newspapers and then attempt to place the book in local bookstores in all
> of
>
> those areas.  
>
> I already addressed the Stillwater Round Table and am scheduled to do
> the
>
> same in Cincinnati in February.  
>
> The Fort Henry letter I sent you is typical of about a dozen Fort
>
> Henry/Clarksville letters I found which, to my knowledge, have not
> been
>
> published.  I am scanning the originals currently and checking
> previous
>
> transcriptions.  Anything I find, your group is welcome to.
>
> Martin
>
> -----Original Message-----
>
> From: ohio-in-the...@googlegroups.com
>
> [
> mailto:ohio-in-the...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Greg
> Biggs
>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:52 PM
>
> To: ohio-in-the...@googlegroups.com
>
> Subject: Re: 1863 Fort Henry letter
>
>   Hi Martin,
>
> Nice to hear from you.  Thanks for the letter which we did not
> have.  
>
> How is your 71st OVI book doing?  I found an article from one of
> their
>
> soldiers who wrote an good article in the National Tribune that states
>
> clearly that they did not run at Shiloh.  This is along the lines of
> the
>
> soldier accounts and testimonials that my wife found at OHS and some
>
> other sources.  It details the detaching of the several hundred sick
>
> soldiers that morning and talks about Barton Kyle some as well.  We
>
> compared their casualties at Shiloh with those at Nashville and there
>
> was not that big of a difference between them.  As you may know
> Stacy
>
> Allen, Chief Ranger at Shiloh, was the first to use Karel's research
>
> when he wrote that Blue & Gray Magazine article on Shiloh some years
> ago.
>
> Thanks again for sending this along.
>
> Greg Biggs
>
> Clarksville, TN
>
> > Attached is a transcription of one of a group of letters that I
> am
>
> > using in my 71st OVI book - written by a soldier who was captured
> at
>
> > Clarksville and parolled, it might be of interest to you.
>
> > Martin Stewart