Confederate General Thomas Munford called the Battle of Five Forks “the mortal blow which caused the Southern Confederacy to perish forever.” In many ways, the battle marked the beginning of the end of the American Civil War – and destroyed the careers and reputations of two generals. Join author Michael J. McCarthy as he explores this decisive Union victory and its aftermath.
Throughout the year, the museum hosts authors who discuss their latest works. Learn more about the American Civil War and its legacies while engaging with authors in Q&A.
Time: Generally at 12:00 or 1:00 pm.
Date: Generally on Friday or Saturday afternoons.
Cost: Generally, book talks are included with Museum admission.