Fellow Washington Times Military History columnist, Steve French, recently shared with me the fact his book, IMBODEN'S BRIGADE IN THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN, has won the 2008 Bachelder-Coddington Award for most original and outstanding work on the Gettysburg Campaign. The award is presented by the Robert E. Lee Civil War Round Table of Central New Jersey.
You can read a review of the book here. You can read another piece about Steve's work here.
Steve is a graduate of Shepherd College and teaches West Virginia history at Martinsburg South Middle School. He is alos the author of The Jones-Imboden Raid Against the B&O Railroad at Rowlesburg, Virginia and is the editor of Four Years Along the Tilhance- The Private Diary of Elisha Manor. His numerous articles about the War Between the States have appeared in Gettysburg Magazine, North&South Magazine, The Southern Cavalry Review, Crossfire- The Magazine of the British Civil War Roundtable, and The Washington Times. He is a member of numerous historical organizations including The Sons of Confederate Veterans, The Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtable, The Stuart-Mosby Society, and the Berkeley County Historical Society. Mr. French lives near Hedgesville, W.Va.