Free Book Talk with Author Michael J. McCarthy

Free Book Talk with Author Michael J. McCarthy

April 2, 2017

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Manassas Museum

9101 Prince William St

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Free Book Talk with Author Michael J. McCarthy on his book “Confederate Waterloo” at 1:30 PM

About the Book:
“It could be classified as a mere skirmish, but no other fight of the entire four years’ struggle was followed by such important consequences,” explained former Confederate General Thomas Munford years after the Civil War. “It extinguished the campfires of the hitherto invincible army and was the mrotal blow which caused the Southern Confederacy to perish forever.” The Battle of Five Forks broke the long siege of Petersburg, triggered the evacuation of Richmond, precipitated the Appomattox Campaign, and destroyed the careers and reputations of two generals. Michael J. McCarthy’s Confederate Waterloo is the first fully researched and unbiased book-length account of this decisive Union victory and the aftermath fought in the courts and at the bar of public opinion.


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