Author Michael Zink’s New Book ‘Gone but Not Forgotten: A Story of the Civil War’ Tells the Powerful Account of the Author’s Ancestors’ Involvement in American History

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Oct 5, 2022

Recent release “Gone but Not Forgotten: A Story of the Civil War” from Newman Springs Publishing author Michael Zink is a fascinating tale detailing members of the author’s family history and their contribution to the Union war effort. As John was off fighting for the Union, his wife Rebecca was performing her own duty to help run the Underground Railroad and end the travesty of slavery.

Michael Zink, who has worked in the federal government for the last forty-two years, has completed his new book “Gone but Not Forgotten: A Story of the Civil War”: the true and inspiring story of Zink’s family efforts during the Civil War to help aid the Union and lead slaves the freedom. 

“‘Gone but Not Forgotten’ is both historical and fiction covering the events of the early part of the Civil War,” writes Zink. “It is also the intent to bring to light the suffering of slaves and the extreme sacrifices they made throughout this unfortunate part of history and the impact that the Underground Railroad that ran from Illinois to Canada. John and Rebecca Zink were very active transporting and hiding their important cargo though the steps to freedom. Most of the names in this book are actually taken from the era between 1859 and 1880 and depict the actual events through their own personal experiences. John served in the Eighty-Fourth Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment Company B, and Rebecca continued their efforts in keeping the Underground Railroad active throughout their time apart.”

Published by Newman Springs Publishing, Michael Zink’s incredible tale was first inspired when Zink was told by his grandmother of his family’s involvement in the Civil War. From that moment, countless hours of research led to the fictionalized account of John and Rebecca’s true and moving story. Readers will find a beautiful tale of history and courage that will stay with them long after the final chapter has ended.

Readers who wish to experience this reverent work can purchase “Gone but Not Forgotten: A Story of the Civil War” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iBooks Store, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Newman Springs Publishing at 732-243-8512.

About Newman Springs Publishing: 

Newman Springs Publishing is a full-service publishing house for serious authors. Each title produced by Newman Springs Publishing undergoes every step of the professional publishing process, including editing, layout, cover design, circulation, distribution, and publicity. All titles are made available in both eBook and print formats. Newman Springs Publishing distributes to tens of thousands of retail outlets throughout North America and internationally. All manuscripts in any genre are welcome to be submitted for review; If the manuscript meets the necessary criteria and is accepted for publication, Newman Springs Publishing will work closely with the author to bring the book to the retail market for a relatively inexpensive initial investment.

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