Rare Special Appearance at The Maryland Historical Society
An Evening with
We recently informed you about Pulitzer-prize winning author and historian Professor James M. McPherson's upcoming lecture on Thursday, November 14, beginning at 4 PM, and we want to let you know that tickets are almost sold out! If you are interested in hearing Dr. McPherson speak, or enjoying a special dinner featuring Dr. McPherson at The Maryland Club, please reserve your seats as soon as possible.
Dr. McPherson will speak on the subject of The Civil War on Land and by Sea: Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief.
The evening begins at 4 pm with a personal tour with Dr. McPherson of our 'Divided Voices: Maryland In the Civil War" Gallery. McPherson's lecture and book signing will follow at 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served.
The evening will culminate with a dinner at The Maryland Club at 8 PM. Seating for the dinner is very limited.
Dr. McPherson will be signing copies of his newest book, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865 (2012). Copies of his book, as well as his other recent publication, Lincoln, Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James M. McPherson (Sep 29, 2009), will be available for purchase.
Dr. James M. McPherson is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. He has published numerous volumes on the Civil War, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom, Crossroads of Freedom (which was a New York Times bestseller), Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, which won the Lincoln Prize.
This event is part of the Maryland Historical Society's Maritime Lecture series. Space is extremely limited, and tickets have been going fast, so reserve your tickets while you still can!