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Notebook and Pen

Dennis L. Peterson

Independent Author, Editor, Teacher, Historian

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Dennis L. Peterson is an independent author, historian, and editor with numerous published credits in regional and national journals and magazines since 1981. He is a former history and writing teacher and was lead author of American history textbooks and curricula for a major Christian textbook publisher.  He also served as senior technical editor for Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. at the historic Oak Ridge, Tennessee, nuclear facilities. 

He is a member of several historical organizations, including the Society of Independent Southern Historians, the East Tennessee Historical Society, and the Travelers Rest (SC) Historical Society. He is also a docent for the History Museum of Travelers Rest.

His areas of special interest include Southern history, the War Between the States, the Great Depression, and World War II as well as biblical studies.


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Signing the contract for his next book.
Dillon's War
Release Date Pending

What are People Saying About
Dennis L. Peterson's Books?

"I highly recommend this book. It would be an excellent addition to a classroom and for individual study. This book is outstanding, encouraging, and timely."

- L. Garland (Combat)

"A scholar of the War Between the States would do well to use this compilation in his/her studies."

- Joy Kidney (Christ in Camp)

“valuable...well researched and well written...offers readers much helpful information on the inner workings of the Confederate government.”

Reading a Book

- Civil War News (Confederate Cabinet)

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