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November Book Talk with Robert O’Harrow

November 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Robert O’Harrow Jr. brings us a new side of Civil War history in his new book, The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln’s General, Master Builder of the Union Army, a commanding, dramatic, and intensely personal account of Montgomery Cunningham Meigs and his indispensable role in the northern victory in the Civil War. O’Harrow is an award-winning reporter on the investigative unit at The Washington Post. He is the author of No Place to Hide and Zero Day: The Threat in Cyberspace.

This event is free and open to the public, though pre-registration is recommended. A limited number of books will be available for sale.


November 16, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


United States Capitol Historical Society


Ketchum Hall,VFW Building
200 Maryland Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States
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