Event — New-York Historical Society

Great Battles of the Civil War: Chattanooga

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)holzer-harold-credit-don-pollardc_0 symonds-craig-credit-dudley-harris_ts marszalek-johnc

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 | 6:30 pm

Details: Under the indomitable leadership of Ulysses S. Grant, Union General William T. Sherman maneuvered troops through the Chattanooga Campaign. Join three eminent historians as they uncover how this Union victory destroyed the last major Confederate stronghold in Tennessee, allowing for the invasion of the Deep South.

John F. Marszalek is William L. Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Mississippi State University. Craig L. Symonds is Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval Academy and the award-winning author of Lincoln and His Admirals. Harold Holzer (moderator), the author, co-author, or editor of more than 50 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era, is Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

Cost: $44 (Members $32)

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