Meet Author Lawrence K Peterson

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Date: July 14, 2015
Contact: marie Maquar, 706-866-9287

Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Eastern National, a partner to the National Park Service, would like to invite you to meet author Lawrence K. Peterson Saturday, July 25, 2015 inside the Visitor Center at Chickamauga Battlefield.Peterson will be available to sign his book, Confederate Combat Commander: The Remarkable Life of Brigadier General Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr. beginning at 10:00 a.m. with a special presentation at 1:00 p.m.

Confederate Combat Commander provides readers a look into Vaughan's life before, during and after the Civil War.He is noted for having eight horses shot out from under him.Vaughan commanded the Thirteenth Tennessee Infantry Regiment and then Vaughan's Brigade.He fought in important Western Theater battles of Shiloh, Perryville, Stones River, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and the Atlanta Campaign. Peterson describes Vaughan's military background and talks about the love he held from the troops he commanded.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Lawrence K. Peterson graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a B.S. and obtained an M.B.A. from the University of Alaska. After brief careers as a National Park Service ranger and as a United States Air Force communications officer, he entered aviation. After serving in many capacities as a pilot, chief pilot and chief flight instructor, he was hired by United Airlines and retired as a Boeing 757/767 Standards Captain.

To learn about this title and more, come join us. Meet Author Lawrence K. Peterson.And support Your National Parks.

Last updated: July 21, 2015

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