Michael Aubrecht is a Christian Civil War historian and author from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He is a happily married father of four, as well as a devout and active Presbyterian. He attends Spotsylvania Presbyterian Church in Central Virginia.
Michael specializes in Southern Civil War history, 19th-20th century baseball, and the positive role that Christianity played during the War Between the States. His non-fiction book titles include: "Onward Christian Soldier: The Spiritual Journey of Stonewall," "Christian Cavalier: The Spiritual Legacy of JEB Stuart," and "The Southern Cross: A Civil War Devotional." Michael recently signed on with regional-history publisher 'The History Press' to produce his first secular (and fourth) title: "Houses Of The Holy: Historic Churches of Fredericksburg."
From 2000-2006 Michael was a contributing writer for Baseball-Almanac.com, and has written over 400 studies on MLB history, as well as an online eBook titled "Luckiest Fans On The Face Of This Earth: History of the New York Yankees in the Fall Classic." In 2005, Michael was commissioned to write the Introduction to noted UK sport's author John White's "Baseball Miscellany," and in 2006, he optioned the rights to one of his most popular baseball stories to a film producer in CA. He is also featured in four consecutive 'Faith Writer's Anthologies,' as well as 'The SPC Post,' 'Cross-Times,' and 'The Citizen's Companion.'
Michael is a longtime member of Faith Writers, co-founder of The Jackson Society, an Associate Member of the Sons Of Confederate Veterans (Camp #1296), Honorary Member of the John Bell Hood Historical Society, a Founder for the Gettysburg Foundation and also a contributing writer for various newspapers and magazines including 'The Free Lance-Star' and 'Civil War Historian.' In 2007, he was recognized by the FLS for penning letters that had an impact in the community, and he has received citations from the United Daughter's of the Confederacy, as well as 'Excellence in Design' awards in the Creativity Annual Awards #'s 32, 33, 34, 35. Michael received a Silver Award in #36.
He is also a member of a fast-growing community of Civil War bloggers and has been recognized by "North and South Magazine" and "Civil War Interactive" for his online editorial. His blog, is an extension of his website which promotes various books and newspaper articles that focus on the positive role that Christianity played during the Civil War.
This website represents a portfolio of Michael's work and provides links to many published materials in both print and on the web. Pinstripe Press content may NOT be reproduced without expressed written consent from Michael Aubrecht. Please email for permission to quote any research in your publication. If you're looking for someone with a great work ethic and an attention to detail to help with your publications next project, look no further. Email for free a quote. References available upon request.
Michael is periodically available for guest speaking, book signing engagements, and online chat presentations. Discounts and/or fees waived for church, military, heritage, and non-profit groups.
Email Michael at stlrsfan1(at)aol.com
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