October 6, 2009 - In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its popular History Magazine, Moorshead Magazines Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of a special edition titled, Life During the Civil War. Written by author David A. Norris, Life During The Civil War looks beyond the major battles and famous generals of the Civil War. In-depth and informative articles examine what Americans of the 1860s saw, heard and felt, while serving in the army or navy, or while enduring the social changes of life on the home front during the war years. From these articles that highlight large and small aspects of everyday life, the reader will gain a better understanding of how average Americans experienced the Civil War, a central event of the nation's history. 96-pages. Soft cover. 8" x 10-3/4". ISBN 978-0-9781592-5-2, $9.95 (plus $4.95 shipping). Available direct from the publisher at 1-888-326-2476, or from www.history-magazine.com/civilwar.htm. Available on newsstands Nov. 1, 2009.
About the Author
The author of over 250 published magazine and encyclopedia articles, David A. Norris has written extensively for History Magazine, Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy and Discovering Family History. Norris’ articles have also been published by American Heritage, CNN.com, America’s Civil War, Civil War Times, American History, the North Carolina Historical Review, True West and Mental Floss. His first book, Potter’s Raid:The Union Cavalry’s Boldest Expedition in Eastern North Carolina, was published by Dram Tree Books. In addition, he has contributed articles to the Encyclopedia of the American Civil War, the Encyclopedia of North Carolina History and the upcoming Mississippi Encyclopedia.