Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary
5:00 – 6:00pm - Program
6:00 – 7:00pm - Book Signing and Reception
About the Author: Walter Stahr is the author of biographies of John Jay, William Henry Seward, and Edwin Stanton. A former lawyer, he lives with his wife in Newport Beach, California.
About the Book: Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union. Walter Stahr’s essential book is the first major biography of Stanton in fifty years, restoring this underexplored figure to his proper place in American history.
Hosted in Leatherby Libraries room B3 in the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University
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