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Memory Keepers of the Civil War

May 9, 2012

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Federal soldiers battle to keep Baker’s body from the enemy. Library of Congress

In April, I had the pleasure of representing The History Press at the Oregon Heritage Conference, which was co-hosted by the Northwest Archivists. I brought a spread of titles to the event to share the range in The History Press list, including stories of neighborhoods and landmarks, books on foodways and local sports culture, and […]

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Interview with Karla Stover, Author of Hidden History of Tacoma

March 1, 2012

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Courtesy of the Author

In the following interview with History Press West, author and local guide Karla Stover speaks about her new book, Hidden History of Tacoma: Little-Known Tales from the City of Destiny, and her interest in local history. AK: What is one of your favorite stories in the Hidden History of Tacoma collection? KS: Considering Washington’s reputation […]

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History Press Releases First Civil War Title in the Northwest

September 6, 2011

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The History Press is proud to announce Hidden History of Civil War Oregon by Randol B. Fletcher is now available from Oregon bookstores. Many Oregonians think of the Civil War as a faraway event or something that happens when the Ducks and the Beavers tangle. Few know that the state raised two Union regiments or […]

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Interview with Randol B. Fletcher, Author of Hidden History of Civil War Oregon

August 9, 2011

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When did you first become interested in the events of the Civil War? I have had a life-long interest in history and majored in history when I went to college. I became particularly interested in the Civil War era when I was on a camping trip with my wife and children at Fort Stevens State […]

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