The American Inspiration Series presents:

Donald L. Miller with Vicksburg



Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:00PM

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<p>The American Inspiration Series presents: </p>
<p>Donald L. Miller with <em> Vicksburg</em></p>
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 Historian Donald L. Miller with Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign that Broke the Confederacy  

 

Guest Moderator- In conversation with Cathal J. Nolan 

The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors

99-101 Newbury Street, Boston


6:00 PM–7:00 PM, followed by book signing 

  

$37.50 includes guaranteed seat and signed book (includes tax)

$12.50 general admission 

 

Historian Donald L. Miller tells the dramatic and deeply researched story of the Battle of Vicksburgthe longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil WarThe conflict opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed more than 100,000 slaves, sparked a social revolution, and solidified Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as the Union’s most capable general. 

Don’t miss Miller’s insight into the story that has never been told in full until now.  

 

Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History Emeritus at Lafayette College and author of ten books, including City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America, Lewis Mumford, A Life (a New York Times Notable Book), and the critically acclaimed bestseller Masters of the Air, which is currently being made into a television series by Tom Hanks. Miller has hosted, coproduced, or served as historical consultant for more than thirty television documentaries and has written for The New York Times,The Washington Post, and other publications. More information about him at  https://sites.lafayette.edu/millerd/about-the-author/.  

 

Guest moderator: Cathal J. Nolan, Associate Professor of History and Executive Director of the International History Institute, Boston University.

 

Each writer's hour-long event includes a talk by the author and a moderated Q&A session, followed by a meet-the-author book signing.

 

For more information and a list of all upcoming author events, visit AmericanAncestors.org/InspirationSeries   

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