Author Ronald C. White is set to deliver a David H. Porter Memorial Lecture at Grant Cottage near Saratoga on Saturday, June 9 at 3 p.m. Entitled “Ulysses S. Grant: A New Vision for the American Leadership,” White’s lecture is based on his best-selling biography, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant.
White will offer three episodes from Grant’s life – the Civil War, the presidency, and the writing of his memoirs in his final illness.
A book signing will be held at the conclusion of the lecture. The suggested donation for attendees is $5 per person.
Ronald C. White is the author of two New York Times bestselling American biographies. American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant (2016) won the 2017 William Henry Seward Award for “Excellence in Civil War Biography.” He is presently researching and writing a biography of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the hero Little Round Top at Gettysburg, four-term Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin College.
U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site is located at 1000 Mt McGregor Rd, Gansevoort, Saratoga County, NY. For more information, click here.