Author Talk by Calvin Goddard Zon

Cleveland Park Library

Author Talk by Calvin Goddard Zon

Civil War and Peace

Book Cover for the Good FightOn Saturday, June 12 at 2 pm, Mr. Calvin Goddard Zon, will present a program about the Civil War and Reconstruction based on material he collected  through newspaper articles and the papers of his great-grandfather, Henry P. Goddard.

Mr. Zon's presentation is based on the book, "The Good Fight that Didn't End:  Henry P. Goddard's Accounts of Civil War and Peace, a book he edited.  Great-Grandfather, Goddard, was a union soldier who fought at Antietam and Fredericksburg.  He was wounded at Chancelorsville.  In addition to first-hand accounts of various battles, Mr. Zon promises to share little-known and unpublished
anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain who was a good friend and neighbor to Mr. Goddard.

Please join us for what promises to be a fascinating and educational experience.

For more information, please call the Cleveland Park Branch at 202-282-3080