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May 2022

Ulysses S. Grant: Myths, Stories, and Realities with Nick Sacco

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Will the real Ulysses S.Grant please stand up? A quiet man once described by General William T. Sherman as a "mystery to himself," Ulysses S. Grant has been a subject of great fascination to historians and biographers for generations. While some scholars agree with Ron Chernow that Grant is the most important figure of nineteenth-century America, he has also been accused of being a poor general, a weak president, a racist, and an alcoholic. Discover the myths, stories, and realities…

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June 2022

Book Talk with Scott Mingus & Joe Owen: Unceasing Fury: Texans at the Battle of Chickamauga, September 18-20, 1863

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Co-authors Scott Mingus and Joe Owen will be presenting their new book, Unceasing Fury: Texans at the Battle of Chickamauga, September 18-20, 1863From the first attacks on September 18, 1863, to the final fight on Snodgrass Hill on September 20, Texans played a vital role in the battle of Chickamauga.  Through the exploration of hundreds of personal accounts, memoirs, postwar newspaper articles, diaries, and other primary sources discover what the Texas troops experienced during the second largest battle of the…

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