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Timothy Smith
The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid 

Airdate: Dec 06, 2018 @ 03:30 PM CST

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Timothy Smith
The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid 
Airdate: Dec 06, 2018 @ 03:30 PM CST

Timothy Smith
The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid

Bjorn Skaptason talks with Timothy Smith about his book, The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid.

Based upon years of research and presented in gripping, fast-paced prose, Timothy B. Smith’s The Real Horse Soldiers captures the high drama and tension of the 1863 horse soldiers in a modern, comprehensive, academic study. Readers will find it fills a wide void in Civil War literature. The first new study in over 60 years.

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Hosts Daniel Weinberg and Bjorn Skaptason

Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms\ designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.

Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.

He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.

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