Saturday, June 15, 2019

John Buchanan Speaks about American Revolution at Library

John Buchanan will speak about his book The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution, at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library on Saturday, June 15, at 5:00 pm.

In The Road to Charleston, Buchanan continues the exploration of the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War, which he began in his acclaimed The Road to Guilford Courthouse. More here.

The Library Journal describes the book as “[a] lively chronicle of the arduous fight of the Americans to reclaim Georgia and the Carolinas…. With a colorful cast of characters…[t]his engaging read for military and American history enthusiasts provides an in-depth review” of the importance of Southern campaign’s contribution to American Independence.

John Buchanan, former chief registrar of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the author of The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army that Won the Revolution and The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas.  He has visited the Roe Jan area frequently over many years.