The Saratoga Springs Public Library will host “Noble Boys! The 77th New York at the Second Battle of Fredericksburg,” a program featuring stories of the NY 77th Infantry’s participation in the Second Battle of Fredericksburg during the Civil War with author David Handy, set for Thursday, May 19th.
The program will include first person accounts of the 77th charging Telegraph Hill, adjoining the sunken road on Marye’s Heights just below the city of Fredericksburg, VA.
David Handy is the author of two books about the NY Bemis Heights Civil War regiment: McKean’s Sunday School Boys Go to War: The Story of the 77th Bemis Heights Battalion in the Great Rebellion, and a new book coming out this spring, Theas Few Lines: The Civil War Letters of Private Alonzo D. Bump, 77th New York Volunteer Infantry.
The Saratoga Springs Public Library is located at 49 Henry Street, in Saratoga Springs. Reservations are required and can be completed online.