Book lovers, you have heard the old adage "Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it!" We meet the second Monday of every month from 7pm to 8:30pm in the Writers' Corner at Village Books to chat, discuss, and dissect the most current and interesting history being written. We will cover all eras and topics in our quest to "know history". Join us! Authors do NOT attend.
Monday, August 14, 7pm
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M McPherson
Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, this book will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. A fast-paced narrative integrates the political, social and military events from the outbreak in Mexico to the ending at Appomattox.
Read first half!