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Contacted by Randy Richau (December 21, 2015)

Randy Richau made contact through the site because of his interest in the Georgia Battalion.  Randy describes himself as a son of Texas, patriot, soldier, and veteran with a love and passion for history.  As a re-enactor, he knows Scott McMahon, director of Presidio...

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Judith Austin Mills publishes second novel (October 2015)

Judith Austin Mills completed her second historical novel this summer and published it in October. This one, "Those Bones at Goliad: A Texas Revolution Novel" (Austin, TX: Plain View Press, 2015), continues her historical narrative from "How Far Tomorrow: Remembering...

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Contacted by author Judith Austin Mills (May 4, 2015)

Judith Mills contacted Rick and me through a comment on the website. She is the author of "How Far Tomorrow: Remembering the Georgia Battalion in Texas" (Austin, TX: Plain View Press, 2011). So began a wonderful email correspondence with someone who has done much...

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Visit to San Antonio, Goliad, and Refugio (Dec. 21-26, 2014)

My partner Jerry Ehernberger and I arrived in San Antonio on Sunday and set aside Monday for a car trip to Goliad and Refugio. Our first stop was the Presidio La Bahia outside of Goliad. Its Director, Scott McMahon, was not available to meet us, but the receptionist...

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Correspondence with Greg Urbach (Nov. 29, 2014)

Well-known science fiction writer for young adults, Greg Urbach, contacted me through the website with a complement about the Timeline. He also writes historical fiction and may include events related to the Georgia Battalion in future work.

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Encouragement from Sarah Reveley (Nov. 4, 2014)

I had cc'd Sarah Reveley with my response to Bob Brinkman. She replied with a sympathetic and encouraging message. After I replied to her, she composed a very good reference letter on my behalf and cc'd David Martin and David Vickers of the Crossroads of Texas Living...

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Texas Historic Commission application process (Oct. 1, 2014)

I emailed Bob Brickman to find out the decision date for the historic marker applications. He told me during the summer that his board had tabled the Undertold Stories applications until fall. On Oct. 2 he wrote me that the decisions would be made by the end of the...

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