A Fierce Glory: Antietam—The Desperate Battle that Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Author Justin Martin renders the Battle of Antietam in a revealing new way. On September 17, 1862, the United States was on the brink, facing a permanent split into two separate nations. America’s future hung on the outcome of a single battle, but its impact rippled through politics and society, transforming history. A book signing will follow the program.

Book cover: A Fierce Glory

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