Presentation and Book Signing The North Shore Historical Museum  July 25, 2015 Glen Cove, NY 

Past Events

Story By Francis S. Carl and Denice Evans Sheppard

Footsteps of a Forgotten Soldier 

August 2010- The African American Civil War Museum in Washington, DC   a presentation of

                                                   David Carll the Civil War soldier

The Life and Times of David Carll

February 7, 2015 Book Signing at the Oyster Bay Historical Society  

Presentation and Book Signing The Quogue Library 

          Saturday August 22, 2015 Quogue, NY 

St. Barth  4th Annual  Event hosted by Social Life Magazine July 18, 2015 Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Long Island Author's Showcase & Working Seminar  hosted by Verdel Jones                                           

                                        November 4, 2017 Farmingdale NY

Joins us live online February 8, 2016 as Verdel  Jones interviews authors Francis S. Carl and Denice Evans Sheppard. We will discuss our book 'Footsteps of a Forgotten Soldier The Life and Times of David Carll'.


March 2014-The story of David Carll  being told by  author Denice Evans Sheppard  in River Head Long Island

2014-Presidential Certificate to honor the memory of David Carll's service to the country signed

                                                    by President Barack Obama

November 2013- Presentation at the Oyster Bay Historical Society

On February 24th, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the Oyster Bay Historical Society will host in the Angela Koenig Center gallery three authors for an honest and open conversation regarding our Town’s soldiers who served in the Civil War and the obstacles and adversities they had faced upon their return home. Book signing and refreshments will immediately follow. The program is $5.00 for current members of the Oyster Bay Historical Society and $10.00 for non-members. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 516-922-5032 or email

Past Events

                                                Descendants  of David Carll celebrating his legacy

                                                         Oyster Bay , New York  June 16, 2012

                                                                                                      February 26, 2014

Descendants of David Carll on the steps of New York City Hall after receiving a City Council Citation from Council Member Jumaane D.                                           Williams in honor of  David Carll 's   service to New York and the 26th USCT regiment during the civil war.