Speaking and Writing

Civil War historian Lee Thomas Oxford has signed a book contract with  The History Press  of Charleston, South Carolina.  The History Press will publish Oxford’s manuscript currently entitled, “Live Oak on Hatteras: The Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Fanny & The Chicamacomico Affair on North Carolina’s Outer Banks – October 1-5, 1861.” The final title [...]

Oxford to Speak at Luncheon on Site of 1861 Camp Live Oak

Come join us at Noon on April 26, 2012 and taste wonderful local, southern cuisine specially prepared by Chef Joel Sardinha. Enjoy hearing about the Civil War events that took place at Rodanthe, NC Oct. 1 – 5, 1861 by guest speaker, Lee Thomas Oxford, research historian, genealogist and proprietor of Lee Oxford Books & [...]

Runaways from Lancaster, PA Captured on Hatteras – October 1861

Here are the first sketches of the main characters of the children’s Civil War book I started writing last month. Met with the prospective illustrator again today. Meet Henry Hines age 12 (L) and George Washington Gerber age 14 (R) who ran away from their Lancaster PA homes in September 1861, only to be captured [...]

April 26-28, 2012 Hatteras Sesquicentennial Conference Registration

“FLAGS OVER HATTERAS” CONFERENCE is the second phase of our ‘Sesquicentennial Event’ and is scheduled for April 26th – April 28th , 2012. We are featuring three nationally known authors and historians. Come to a fun filled week at the beach and hear James McPherson, Ed Bearss and Craig Symonds. Each evening one of them [...]

Liggon’s Tobacco Warehouse Prison – Richmond, Virginia

Looking west on Main Street, Richmond. Liggon’s Warehouse is seen on left just past the first team of horses.