Ronald T. Campbell

Biography

Ron Campbell is a professional writer, photographer, and amateur historian who is currently writing freelance articles for the Web and working on a Walk Portsmouth blog.

His photographs, which are posted on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/rondeeview/, have appeared online in NowPublic news articles, the Schmap guides, and "Home & Abroad" magazine. Additionally, his photograph of the Sopwith Camel at London’s Imperial War Museum was included in the March 2009 edition of "Britain at War" magazine.

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Books

The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.
War of 1812 Land Battles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
Historic Portsmouth, NH Walking Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This Historic Portsmouth, NH Walking Tour meanders past stately mansions built by successful merchants and rows of brick commercial buildings constructed after the Great Portsmouth Fires. Nine route maps and detailed directions guide walkers to historic sights, including four buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, five National Historic Landmarks, and one American Treasure.

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