Shiloh, Place of Peace, Piece of Hell, "Likenesses" of the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth.
Grady Howell will be addressing us regarding the topic of his latest book, Shiloh, Place of Peace, Piece of Hell, "Likenesses" of the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth. This is the first true hardcover pictorial history of the seminal battle that struck a dagger into the heart of the Confederacy. Grady has discovered many remarkable images, many of which will be referenced in his talk.
Grady Howell, a ninth-generation Mississippian, is a retired Historian with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. He has authored 23 nonfiction works referencing Mississippi's participation in both the Mexican and (Un-)Civil Wars. His books have been endorsed by Shelby Foote, Ed. Bearss, and other noted historians. He is a veteran of the U.S.A.F. in which he served as a sergeant and jet-fighter mechanic in the 4780th Air Defense Wing. Grady received his MA in History from Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA) and diplomas in archival management from the National Archives (Washington, D.C.) and Emory University/Georgia Department of Archives and History (Atlanta, GA). He resides in Madison, MS with his wife Gail where he continues to "Remember When."