Alfred Marion Chard was raised in Audubon, Iowa, in the dust bowl years. He graduated from the State University of Iowa and the US Navy Midshipman's School at Columbia University in 1943. After the war he was a business executive in the manufacturing industry. He is now retired and working on his second book.
Family Stories of the Curreys, Baldwins, and Wades Published September 18, 2012
Civil War Letters of John Shook Published April 11, 2010