Commodore Ebenezer Farrand, C.S.N.

One of the first commanders appointed to the Confederate Navy. Responsible for selecting construction sites for Confederate warships along the Alabama River. This included the construction of the C.S.S. Nashville at Montgomery and of another ship at Selma. Assumed command of the Mobile Squadron following the capture of Admiral Buchanan during the Battle of Mobile […]


While doing research for another book, I ran across this article that some may find intersting. The article was originally published by the Chicago Tribune and republished by The Vernon Pioneer, October 11, 1878. I also found the information contained therein was remarkably similar to the content of “Evolution of the Electric Incandescent Lamp” written […]

Mobile AL Editorial Services

Mobile AL Editorial Services I offer several levels of editorial and copyediting services to clients in Mobile Alabama and across the country. I will take your words, and with highlighter in hand, turn them into a final product or, going line-by-line, correct errors in grammar and punctuation. Passages, phrases and word choice  needing improvement are […]