The Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association, Inc. and the Save Historic Antietam Foundation, Inc. (SHAF) are co-sponsoring a book signing dinner on Saturday, March 16 at the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown. The dinner will celebrate the publication of Dr. Tom Clemens's second volume of Ezra Carmen's The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 and the publication of Dennis Frye's book: September Suspense: Lincoln's Union in Peril. Clemens is the president of SHAF and professor emeritus of Hagerstown Community College. Frye is chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
The book signing will be from 6 7 p.m. during a cocktail hour. Dinner will be served afterward. After dinner, Clemens and Frye will discuss the subjects of their books. In addition, an auction of Civil War related items will be held at the dinner. The cost is $45 per plate. Reservations can be made at www.battleofshepherdstown.org; For more information call Carol at 732-930-3132.