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Authors LIVE! Presents: S.C. Gwynne

Nov 7, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall

3300 Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX US 75205

Date: Nov 7, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War

From S.C. Gwynne, Pulitzer Prize finalist author of Empire of the Summer Moon, Hymns of the Republic offers compelling insights into the final year of the Civil War, including narratives of Grant , Lee, Sherman, the guerrilla war in Missouri, the role played by black former slaves in the Union army, Appomatox and the murder of Lincoln. This spellbinding account of the dramatic conclusion of America's bloodiest war is popular history at its best.

Free! No reservation required to attend the event.

Presented in partnership with Friends of the Highland Park Library and Friends of the SMU Libraries.

A book signing follows the presentation for those who choose to purchase books. Books will be available on-site for purchase at the event

An Author’s Reception will be held at 6:00 pm. Cost is $30 to meet the author and get a signed book (by reservation only). Register to attend the reception by calling 214.523.2240 or by emailing  You may pay at the door by cash or check.

After you read the book, join us for a follow-up book discussion led by Dana Harkey on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00 pm in the HPUMC Library.

Category: Authors Live