Mary Stockwell: Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America

When:
April 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-04-09T18:00:00-04:00
2019-04-09T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
150 Blau Hall
700 E. University
Ann Arbor
MI 48109
Cost:
Free

With the young republic in crisis, President Washington chose as general an aging brigadier whose private life was mired in scandal. Follow the story of General Anthony Wayne, drawn from his own passionate letters where he vividly confessed his deepest thoughts. Writer and historian Mary Stockwell was an Earhart Foundation Fellow at the Clements Library. Her book “Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America” was published by Yale University Press in 2018. She has a B.A. in history from Mary Manse College and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of Toledo. Register online.