Sunday, June 03, 2012

The Great Plains Guide to Custer: 85 Forts, Fights and Other Sites

Join us on June 8, 7:00 p.m. EDT, for a live one-hour Q&A with author Jeff Barnes about his Great Plains Guide to Custer (Stackpole Books, Dec. 7, 2011), in the brand-new American History Forum on CompuServe. We'll be in the "Town Hall" chat room (click the link in the left column of the forum start page) at 7:00 p.m. EDT. All are welcome. Various screen names (AOL, CompuServe) will let you log in as usual, but otherwise you'll only need to take two minutes to register a screen name in order to participate.

Here's the author's website with more information on this book, and others.  

About the author: A freelance writer and fifth-generation Nebraskan, Jeff Barnes is a former newspaper reporter and editor, past chairman of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission, and former marketing director for the Durham Museum.

Barnes is a frequently requested speaker with the Nebraska Humanities Council and presents throughout the Great Plains on the history of the region.

He makes his home in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife Susan and miniature schnauzer Charley.

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