September 4, 2018
DOWNINGTOWN _ Chester County author Bruce Mowday will be one of four participants in A September 11 Historical Discussion: Remembering Those Who Sacrificed For America hosted by the Barnes & Noble, Exton, at 7:00 p.m.
Also taking part are authors Kevin Ferris and Charlene Briggs and Jim Christ, Vice President of the Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund and Vice President of the Brandywine Valley Civil War Round Table.
The public is encouraged to attend the round table discussion and take part in the question and answer portion of the evening. The event is free and open to the public.
Ferris is co-author of Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed and Vets and Pets: Wounded Warriors and the Animals That Help Them Heal. Briggs is author of Letters to Lida: World War II Told Through The Eyes, Heart and Words of a B-29 Tail-Gunner.
Mowday has written three books on the Civil War, J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg, Pickett’s Charge: The Untold Story and Unlikely Allies, Fort Delaware’s Prison Community in the Civil War. He also authored September 11, 1777: Washington’s Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia.
On September 12 Mowday will be taping two podcasts for The Chronicles of the American Civil War on his Civil war books.
In the coming weeks Mowday will also be signing his books at the Kennett Square Mushroom Festival from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 9; at the Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day from 11 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 22; the Downingtown Fall Fest from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23; and at Westtown Days at the Oakbourne Mansion from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
This month Mowday will be giving two talks based on his book for authors, Selling Your Book. On September 10 at 7:00 p.m. he will be at the Wilmington-Chadds Ford Writers group and on September 17 he will talk at the Main Line Writers Group.