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Bloody Battle of Shiloh Claims Michael Kennedy

Whether by voluntary enlistment or draft, the Civil War that began in April 1861 took fathers and sons away for years — and sometimes forever. 428 more words


The Vast Panorama and Perspective of World War II

The great United States Civil War General, William Tecumseh Sherman observed, “War is hell!” Gen. Sherman personified his utterance as he marched through Georgia toward Savannah and the “sea” late in the war, burning everything in his path. 1,123 more words

Relections On Life

Unpublished Chapter a Portrait of Sainthood for Fulton J. Sheen

From my just-published article in Catholic World Report:

Driven and sustained by his daily holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen lived an intense life of holiness, zeal to save souls and Christian love that helped make him the most influential Catholic in 20th century America, biographer Thomas C. 218 more words

General History

Where Can I Find That Book?

Over the years I have done a bit of research on the tribes in Oregon. My career in research has crossed from non-digital to nearly full digital for many projects. 1,583 more words

Oregon Tribes

Historic Video of New York City

There are a lot of snippets of old film clips taken in New York City around the turn of the twentieth century. Many pop up on YouTube. 121 more words


When Doctoring Turned to White Man's Medicine (online article)

The Oregon Medical Association’s Quarterly Magazine, Medicine in Oregon, features an article written by me. The article was completed in November 2014, with images added in December.

OMA Winter 2015

Oregon Tribes

Here's Religion in a Nutshell!

I’ve learned a few things as I have gotten older…and formed some new perspectives and questions along the way! Near the top of my list of questions are the following two: 1,225 more words

Relections On Life