Author Archives: Steven Hancock

About Steven Hancock

I am an avid student of American and World History, with a particular interest in the American Civil War. I am currently a student at American Public University, working toward a Master's Degree in United States History. I am also a Civil War Reenactor, donning the uniform of the common Union and Confederate soldier at reenactments throughout the year.

BREAKING NEWS: “To Appomattox” Kickstarter Officially Launched!

The official Kickstarter Campaign for To Appomattox launched today at 8:30 A.M. PST. The goal set for the campaign is the largest ever attempted on Kickstarter: $2.5 Million. To donate to the Kickstarter, click here! This is your chance to … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: “To Appomattox” Kickstarter Campaign to Launch April 16th!

As many of you are aware, the producers of To Appomattox have spent many years trying to bring this epic miniseries to life. But as has been the case, roadblocks have continued to prevent this series from getting the green … Continue reading

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QUICK UPDATES: Kickstarter and Stephen Lang

Sorry for the long time since our last post, ladies and gentlemen. The last few months have been rather busy for me. I’ve been hard at work making a film of my own (A fan-made film entitled Doctor Who: A … Continue reading

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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: The Glorious Fourth (Saturday, July 4th, 1863)

July of 1776 proved to be a pivotal day in the history of the American colonies. In this month, the thirteen separate “countries” finally banded together as one country: the United States of America. On July 2nd, the 2nd Continental … Continue reading

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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: Culp’s Hill – Gettysburg’s Often-overlooked Front (Friday, July 3rd, 1863)

One the final day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee planned for a massive assault against the Union center. This attack would become legendary, and forever be remembered as “Pickett’s Charge.” In this assault, over 12,000 Confederates under … Continue reading

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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: James Jackson Purman – Medal of Honor Recipient (Thursday, July 2nd, 1863)

The Medal of Honor is the highest military award given to the soldiers of the United States Army. It is awarded for “conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.” At the … Continue reading

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THE GETTYSBURG DIARY: John Buford, Unsung Hero of Gettysburg (Wednesday, July 1st, 1863)

Some will say that the largest battle of the American Civil War was destined to be fought at Gettysburg in July of 1863. Because many roads led to the small Pennsylvania town, it was an ideal place for all the … Continue reading

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