What was Washington, DC like during the Civil War?


“Cottage Conversation This Thursday!
Lincoln’s Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC

“Lincoln’s Citadel sets a new standard for research and insight into wartime Washington. Kenneth Winkle has taken the political intrigue of the nation’s besieged capital and turned it into the setting for a remarkable series of human stories about the ordinary men and women who rallied to help President Lincoln save the Union.”
– Matthew Pinsker, author of Lincoln’s Sanctuary.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Cottage Conversation
with Dr. Kenneth J. Winkle
Author of Lincoln’s Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC

Reception: 6:00pm / Robert H. Smith
Visitor Education Center

Lecture: 6:30pm / President Lincoln’s Cottage
Tickets: Reception, $10 / Lecture, $10
FREE for members at $250+ level

Reservations Required
Email [email protected] or
Call 202-829-0436 x31232″