Savannah, Immortal City: An Epic lV Volume History: A City & People That Forged A Living Link Between America, Past and Present (Civil War Savannah)

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9781934572702: Savannah, Immortal City: An Epic lV Volume History: A City & People That Forged A Living Link Between America, Past and Present (Civil War Savannah)

A Decade of Dedicated Research unveils the True History of one of America s most Enigmatic Cities

Volume I Civil War Savannah, takes you on a journey through time told by those who lived, breathed and fought America's bloodiest war. Out of this crucible, a new America was forged. Through the remarkable survival of thousands of documents, photographs, mementos, personal diaries and antebellum structures, Savannah's unique Civil War story comes alive. Sheehy's compelling narrative combined with Wallace's stunning photography, takes the reader on a wonderful ride through history. Now, in this richly-researched work, homes, byways and buildings - forgotten by time - burst back to life, reanimated by the people and stories captured in Savannah, Immortal City.

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Barry Sheehy Originally from Montreal Canada, Barry Sheehy holds degrees from Loyola and McGill Universities. Mr. Sheehy's lifelong passion for history has continued since his early years as an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. He holds the Canadian Armed Forces Decoration. After leaving the military, he entered the entrepreneurial world of business consulting where he acquired clients from New York to London and as far away as Dubai and Hong Kong. Barry is the author or contributing author of several books and over fifty published papers and articles. Barry's ongoing interest in history eventually focussed his attention on America's most complete, surviving, antebellum, southern city - Savannah. He was particularly interested in the city's wartime experience. After many years of exhaustive research, Sheehy began the task of final development, aided by an all-volunteer team of skilled professionals in 2005. With rigorous cross-checking from both previously published works and newly discovered original materials, Sheehy has written the most extensive, historical study of Civil War Savannah ever undertaken. Now, just in time for the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, the first and second volumes of a four volume series Savannah, Immortal City followed by Brokers, Bankers and Bay Lane - go to press.

Cindy Wallace A native of Amarillo, Texas, Cindy Wallace earned her undergraduate degree in Art Education at Armstrong Atlantic State and her Master's Degree in Photography from Georgia Southern University. Ms. Wallace has taught both darkroom and digital photography at both of her almae matres. Cindy has also spent many years travelling the American West, especially an area known as the Four Corners, photographing, the dramatic topography of the region with a special interest in ''slot canyons.'' Her unique style of photographic composition and talent for capturing the dramatic enormity of vast landscapes is balanced by an equal talent for catching the play of light and shadow on architecture and decorative detail. A master in both film and digital photography, Cindy developed a personal mastery over photographic editing with an emphasis on minimalist techniques that never intrude upon the genuine antiquity of the original. Over her career she has shown work in solo and in collective, photographic exhibitions including an exhibit at Armstrong Atlantic State funded by coveted Savannah Art Council grant. Cindy Wallace is also a freelance commercial photographer. She lives in Midway, Georgia, just a short way from Savannah.

Vaughnette Goode-Walker A twenty-five year career as a network and cable television news writer, Ms. Goode-Walker now works in historic preservation and serves on the Historic Savannah Foundation Board, the Friends of Massie Heritage Centre and the Chatham County Historic Preservation Commission. Her discipline in the rigorous accuracy policies demanded within the broadcast news industry, are reflected in her numerous research projects, with a deeply personal focus on urban slavery. Vaughnette is a graduate of St. Vincent's Academy in Savannah, and taught history there from 1997-2002. With her intimate knowledge of Savannah, Ms. Goode-Walker opened unknown doors, donating hundreds of hours of careful guidance that helped ensure the factual accuracy of this unprecedented historical series.

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