2013 Guest Writer Dale Cox

Dale Cox is a writer and historian who is the author of thirteen books on U.S. history. He lives near the quaint community of Two Egg, Florida.

A former journalist and media manager, he has written extensively about Florida history, from the era of Spanish exploration to the troubled times of the 1930s. His books have achieved critical acclaim and rank among the best-selling nonfiction books on history.

His books on the Battle of Marianna and the Battle of Natural Bridge, Civil War battles that took place in Florida during the final year of that conflict, were praised by critics as groundbreaking works on small Civil War engagements. Civil War Books & Authors praised The Battle of Natural Bridge, Florida as “informative and well researched” and Cox as “a skillful constructor of battle narrative.”

Cox also maintains several tourism and heritage related websites:
Explore Southern History
Battle of Marianna
Two Egg Florida

Active in historic preservation efforts and a popular speaker and story teller, Dale Cox resides in rural Jackson County near the uniquely-named community of Two Egg, about which he has written extensively. He is the father of two grown sons, William and Alan.

He was named the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2012 and was inducted into the prestigious Bonnie Blue Society for Southern writers in 2013.