The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Four months after the end of the Civil War in 1865, the town of Rosy Ridge, Missouri remains in turmoil. Allegiances are held to both the Union and the Confederacy within the community, and to make matters worse, someone is burning barns in the area. Gill MacBean (Thomas Mitchell), a man of Confederate loyalty and the victim of the latest barn fire, promises revenge on … Continue reading The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson is a fantastic non-fiction read about two New York Tribune reporters, Junius Browne and Albert Richardson, and their time spent hunting down stories in the Confederate states during the American civil war. As soon as I read the synopsis for this book I knew that it had the makings for a … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy