June 29, 2018
DOWNINGTOWN _ Author Bruce Mowday kicks off a busy July with an appearance at the annual Civil War collectors show hosted by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center in Gettysburg.
Mowday will be signing his latest book, J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg, recently published by Schiffer Books of Atglen, and his other Gettysburg book, Pickett’s Charge: The Untold Story, published by Barricade Books of New York and Unlikely Allies: Fort Delaware’s Prison Community in the Civil War, published by Stackpole Books of Mechanicsburg.
During events marking the anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg National Park is hosting two signings for Mowday on July 6 and July 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.; the Gettysburg Heritage Center is hosting a talk on J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg on July 6 at 5:00 p.m. and a signing on July 7 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.; and the Gettysburg Heritage and Travel Center is hosting a signing from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on July 8.
On July 8 at 8:00 p.m. Mowday’s Wert book will be featured on Pennsylvania Cable Network’s It’s History show.
Mowday will be in Gettysburg for the Hallowed Ground Miliaria & Historic Arms Show at the Gettysburg Fire Company on July 20 and 21 and he will also give a private tour of Pickett’s Charge in July.
The Longwood Rotary is hosting a talk on J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg on July 26 at Longwood Garden at 7:00 a.m.
Mowday’s book Jailing The Johnston Gang: Bringing Serial Murderers To Justice is to be featured on a segment on ReelZ television on August 8 at 9:00 p.m. He will speaking that evening at Canvas Valley Forge at 7:30 p.m. and the public is invited to hear the talk and stay for the television show.
The Avon Grove Library has asked Bruce to give an update on the Johnston story on July 14 at 1:00 p.m. as has the Broomall Library, Newtown Square, at 6:00 p.m. on July 31.