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Book Talk with Sean Michael Chick–Grant’s Left Hook: The Bermuda Hundred Campaign, May 5 – June 7, 1864 May

June 24, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

In the spring of 1864, Ulysses Grant sent the 38,000-man Army of The James under Benjamin Butler to Bermuda Hundred to threaten and possibly take Richmond. As Butler clashed with General P. G. T. Beauregard, learn how the series of skirmishes and battles helped decide the fate of the city and Lee’s army.

Sean Michael Chick is a New Orleans native and tour guide who gives one of the only guided tours of the French Quarter concentrating on the American Civil War and slavery. He also volunteers at the Historic New Orleans Collection, writes for NOLA Defender, and contributes to Emerging Civil War. His first book was The Battle of Petersburg, June 15-18, 1864.