The Ticonderoga Historical Society is set to present its first program of the year, “One Man’s Impact: U.S. Grant and Our Memory of the Civil War,” on Friday, July 31st.
“One Man’s Impact: U.S. Grant and Our Memory of the Civil War” will feature Dickenson State University Professor Frank Varney, who will discuss the manipulation of memory and ways in which Ulysses S. Grant may have deliberately undermined the careers of other officers, including Rosecrans, Hooker, Thomas and New York native G.K. Warren.
The event will begin at 7 pm, and will be held at the Hancock House, located at 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga. Program attendance will be limited to 25 and reservations are required. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced and masks are required. Reservations may be made by calling the Hancock House at (518) 585-7868 or via e-mail to [email protected]
Photo: Commanding General Grant at the Battle of Cold Harbor by Egbert Guy Fowx, June 1864.