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Apaches, Buffalo Soldiers, That Female Reporter, And... Chapter One       Returning to the Black Range and the land of the Warm Spring Apache Indians, I could not believe what I was seeing. The last time I was here the magical portal...

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Follow the Sun by E. V. Pete Hester Follow the Sun By E. V. Pete Hester Copyright Pending 2015     Foreword Butch Madison told this story to me several years ago and swore that everything he told was true and...

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J. I. Hall, Jr.....A Western Novel by E. V. Pete Hester This is my latest novel and it is not in a good format for reading, however, it is readable. I enjoyed writing this book and I had problems finding a publisher....so, what the heck, I wrote it just for...

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Confederates move to Brazil...John W. and Lisanna Brownlow... Otis Vaughn is interested in locating members of the Brownlow (Vaughn descendants) family who relocated to Brazil after the Civil War. In the past, I have had several readers from Brazil and if any of...

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May 5th…On This Date In History

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 05-05-2018

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May 5, 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte died on the Isle of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic….in exile…said to have been one of the greatest commanders in the history of the world. He rose from the ranks in the Army of France from an artillery officer  to the rank of general by age 24. He was a war hero and became Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1814 and again for a short period in 1815, trying to lead a revolt. He met his Waterloo,, er,  at the Battle of Waterloo.   He was exiled and died six years later on the island of Saint Helena. He did some good during those years he was Emperor, influencing the territories he conquered or controlled bringing equality before the law, property rights, religious tolerance, modern secular education and sound finical programs, among other things. Click on Wikipedia to read all the details of this interesting man.