New Xulon Title Charitably Gives Back to Those Who Gave it All Horgan highlights the invaluable sacrifices of U.S. Civil War heroes

MAITLAND, Fla., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kevin Horgan's new book, The March of the 18th: A Story of Crippled Heroes in the Civil War ($15.49, paperback, 978-1-62697-140-0; $7.99, e-book, 978-1-62697-141-7) is a historical novel that embraces the true movements of the 18th Veterans' Reserve Corps. The author focuses on vividly showing the struggle of soldiers, whose sacrifice of limbs and independence made their continued service more profound and meaningful.


"This book will inspire all and pay tribute to our wounded veterans, past and present," states the author. "I believe the invalid soldier is a living monument to our freedom, and the true events of the 18th Veterans' Reserve Corps will spark a greater interest in Civil War history."

Kevin Horgan served as an infantry officer in the U.S.M.C. from 1979 to 1984 and was inspired to write a dramatic treatment of the 18th Veterans' Reserve Corps for its timeliness and new perspective on a forgotten unit of Civil War soldiers. Kevin Horgan graciously donates fifty percent of all author royalties to charities for wounded veterans.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order The March of the 18th through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Kevin Horgan Xulon Press, 866-381-2665,

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