Be Free or Die
by Cate Lineberry
The true story of a little-known African American slave and how he seized a Confederate steamer and delivered it to Union forces. The act freed him and his family and led him to become the first black captain of an Army ship.
Registration required: Meets at the Carriage House behind the Lombard Historical Society, just across from the Library.
Extra copies of the book are available through the Patron Services desk.