Author Ruth Ochs Webster will be introduced on September 19 at 2:00 pm at the historic Mt. Union Church. The event is sponsored by Mt. Union Church Camp 502 Auxiliary and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Webster writes historical novels with an ancestral twist. She was born and raised in Covington, Kentucky. Today she lives in Pittsburgh. She is a certified retired teacher. She specialized in language arts and social studies. She taught from early elementary school to adult education in Appalachian Maryland.
Webster is an amateur historian and genealologist with membership in museums and societies throughout the eastern United States.
Civil war program at Mt. Union Church
Gettysburg Program on Mt. Union
Union Church Camp in honor of the veterans
A common phrase from the 19th Webster’s “Toe the Mark” series follows the Civil War soldier who should do his duty and obey orders.
“Toe the Mark” is a historical fiction series that portrays the experiences of real men and women who lived during the American Civil War. The series is based on extensive genealogical and historical research. The stories are based on military files from the National Archives, regimental reports, historical newspaper reports as well as historical and genealogical research.
Webster’s releases include Jesse: 53rd Kentucky and Henry: The Jersey Brigade. In 2020, her “Cousins at War” won first place in the Novel Opening category of Kentucky Monthly Magazine’s annual literary contest. In 2019 she won first place in The Authors Zone Historical Fiction for “Henry: The Jersey Brigade”.