My book, A Bloodless Victory, comes out this fall. Now, the Battle of New Orleans was clearly not bloodless; there were nearly 2,100 people killed and wounded during the engagement. And despite the lopsided nature of the American victory they still suffered roughly 240 casualties. So where did we get the title "A Bloodless Victory"? The phrase comes … Continue reading “A Bloodless Victory” Eh??
So after starting the project in 2011, A Bloodless Victory is finally nearing the end of its production process and is even available for preorder on Amazon. What an amazing eight years its been! If you would have asked me when I started graduate school what type of work my first book would be, A … Continue reading “Do Better”
Today Donald Trump will lay a wreath on the tomb of Andrew Jackson in commemoration of the 7th President of the United States' birthday, and once again a major aspect of the Battle of New Orleans' memorialization is getting dragged into American politics. Ever since his first campaign for office using the laurels of his New Orleans victory, … Continue reading King Andrew Meets Queens’ Donald