Author Talk with Jamie Malanowski of “Commander Will Cushing”
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Jamie Malanowski will discuss his book, "Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
October 1864. The confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle had sunk two federal warships and damaged seven others, taking control of the Roanoke River and threatening the Union blockade. Twenty-one-year-old navy lieutenant William Barker Cushing hatched a daring plan: to attack the fearsome warship with a few dozen men in two small wooden boats. What followed, theView more
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