A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, the author graduated
from the Virginia Military Institute in 1967 with a
degree in Civil Engineering and a Regular Commission
in the US Army. His service included qualification as
an Airborne Ranger, and command of an Engineer
company in Vietnam, where he received the Bronze
Star. After his return, he resigned his Commission and
ended by making a career as a tugboat captain.
During this time he was able to earn a Master
of Liberal Arts from the University of Richmond,
with an international focus on war and cultural revolution.
He is a member of the Jamestowne Society, the
Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, the
Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Society of Independent
Southern Historians. He currently lives in
Richmond, where he writes, studies history, literature
and cultural revolution, and occasionally commutes to
Norfolk to serve as a tugboat pilot.
By H. V. Traywick, Jr.
Foreword by Alma Dell Smith, Ph.D.
6x9 Hardcover, 344 pages