Mike was born in Niagara Falls, NY grew up in Youngstown, NY and graduated from Lewiston-Porter Central Schools in 1995. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2002 with a History and a Education degree. He began this Civil War Blog in June 2007. His favorite athlete of all time is Marcus Allen and team is the Oakland/L.A. Raiders. His interests in Civil War history include 1. Abraham Lincoln 2. RE Lee, 3. Gettysburg, 4. The Lost Cause 5. Comparing and contrasting the Eastern and Western theatres of combat.
"The Complete Gettysburg Guide" by J.David Petruzzi
"Gettysburg: Memory, Market, and an American Shrine" by Jim Weeks
"TOWARD GETTYSBURG, A BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL JOHN F. REYNOLDS " Edward J Nichols
"Gettysburg, Day Three" by Jeffery Wert
"Gettysburgs Bloody Wheatfield" by Jay Jorgensen
"The Jennie Wade Story" by Cindy L. Small
"The Fog of Gettysburg" by Kenneth L. Allers Jr.
Gettysburg" The Confederate High Tide by Champ Clark
"The Myth of Little Round Top" by Garry E. Adelman
"Twilight at Little Round Top: July 2, 1863--The Tide Turns at Gettysburg" by Glenn W. LaFantasie
"Lincoln" by Ronald White Jr.
In you opinion who was the best Civil War General?
Great quote about Reality TV
"Much has been said about reality TV this decade. But the NFL is the ultimate reality TV -- three hours of unscripted and unrehearsed moments that bring people together unlike any other entertainment opportunity." Pro Football Commissiner Roger Goddell Oct 22, 2007