Fauquier County Public Library

David Goetz Discusses Ever the Gray Ghost: Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the Lincoln Conspiracy

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Fauquier County Public Library will host author David Goetz on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the John Barton Payne Bldg. in Warrenton.Author David Goetz

Goetz will discuss Ever the Gray Ghost: Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the Lincoln Conspiracies, which examines the background of individuals and groups from both sides of the Civil War who wanted to capture or kill confederate President Jefferson Davis and U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The author will discuss in particular Colonel Mosby’s role in the conspiracies against Lincoln.

“Ever the Gray Ghost: Colonel John Singleton Mosby and the Lincoln Conspiracies” is Goetz’s newest book. His first, Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant” examined the pursuit of peace and reconciliation between North and South by Colonel Mosby and President Grant during and after Reconstruction.

Goetz, a Culpeper County resident, is a past commander of the Black Horse Camp #780, Sons of Confederate Veterans in Fauquier County, Virginia, current vice-president of the Stuart-Mosby Historical Society and member of the Fauquier Historical Society board of directors. He owns Mosby’s Confederacy Tours and leads tours in Fauquier, Loudoun, Warren and Clarke counties. He is a U.S. Army veteran.

Copies of Goetz’s book will be available for sale after the program.

Interested in more books about John Mosby? Stop by the reference desk for assistance, or check out on of the following books:

Cheryl Crow, Warrenton central library

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