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A House Divided Welcomes
James Lee McDonough

Air Date/Time: October 1 @ 12:00 pm CST
Host: Daniel Weinberg
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Join us when Daniel Weinberg talks to James Lee McDonough about his latest book, William Tecumseh Sherman: In The Service of My Country: A Life.

Additionally, McDonough will join us at the Union League Club of Chicago, and the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Learn more below.  

William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman In the Service of My Country: A Life
By James Lee McDonough
Air Date/Time October 1 12 noon (Central)
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Additionally, McDonough joins us at the Kenosha Civil War Museum on Thursday, September 29 and a luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago on Friday, September 30. Luncheon reservations are closed.

A major new biography of one of America’s most storied military figures.

General Sherman’s 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal.

James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from a spirited...

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Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of Virtual Book Signing and Author’s Voice™; interactive platforms designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.

Daniel is a member of numerous historical societies and associations including: The Lincoln Forum; The Abraham Lincoln Association; Manuscript Society; Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America; American Booksellers Association. He has served as President of both the Civil War Round Table the Lincoln Group of Illinois. He is a member of the board of directors for Lincoln College in Lincoln, IL. Daniel pursued his undergraduate work, in history, at Temple University, Philadelphia, and his graduate work, in the same field, at New York University, New York City.