Bob Conner signing General Gordon Granger

Bob Conner will sign General Gordon Granger: The Savior of
Chickamauga and the Man Behind Juneteenth
.

Gordon Granger was from upstate New York, went to West Point and spent his career in the U.S. Army. He played major roles in numerous Civil War campaigns. After the war, as commander of U.S. troops in Texas, his June 19 order freeing slaves was one of the most significant documents of Reconstruction, prompting “Juneteenth” celebrations that continue to this day.

Author Robert Conner spent most of his career in journalism, including 21 years at the Daily Gazette. He has won two first-place awards from the New York State Associated Press Association.

General Gordon Granger: The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind
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ISBN: 9781612001852
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Published: Casemate - November 15th, 2013

Event date: 

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
12305 Schenectady
us

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