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Dick Titterington

Dick Titterington is theCivilWarMuse, an amateur historian with particular interest in the American Civil War. Dick maintains a website,, providing virtual tours of Civil War battlefields with interesting facts about the battle and biographies of key individuals. The virtual tours allow you to travel back in time and personally take walking and auto tours of various battlefields and expeditions. Area maps, waypoints and pictures are provided to orient and guide you through your visit.

Dick also has a blog Trans-Mississippi Musings ( writing about interesting stories that took place in the Trans-Mississippi theater during the American Civil War, including the Reconstruction era following the war.

Dick is currently retired and living in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area after a 26-year career as an Information Technology professional.

Dick is a volunteer docent at the Battle of Westport Visitor Center ( in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dick volunteers for SPARK (Senior Peers Actively Renewing Knowledge) teaching classes on the Civil War in Missouri. SPARK is an Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) and a member of the Road Scholar Institute Network (RSIN). SPARK partners with the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Follow Dick on Twitter @theCivilWarMuse