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Former Colorado Irish Festival entertainment chairman Tom Quinn has entered a new realm with the publication of his first book, American Massacre, Fort Pillow and the Day That Changed a War.
The book chronicles an event known as the Fort Pillow Massacre, one of the great remaining controversies of the American Civil War. The battle is controversial because of allegations that Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest ordered the massacre of African American soldiers in the attack on the fort.
Quinn’s book provides an exciting, fast-paced narrative of the Fort Pillow Massacre and surrounding events. The book also contains a strong element of creative nonfiction including an in depth examination of the evidence and fictional prosecution and defense arguments for a war crimes trial of Nathan Bedford Forrest.
The book will be available on by July 10th at www.amazon.com
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Tom Quinn is a lawyer, city councilman and former adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He has authored several articles on legal and historical subjects, He has given presentations on the Fort Pillow Massacre and Centralia, Missouri Massacre to the Last Word Society of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, of which he is a member. American Massacre is his first published book. He lives in Lakewood , Colorado with his wife Carol

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