March 2, 2024

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

Speaker Series Event 10/12/22 7PM


Join Rehoboth's own critically acclaimed author, Edward Achorn, as he discusses his newest book "Every Drop of Blood" at the Carpenter Museum, Wednesday, October 12th at 7PM.

Edward Achorn is the author of three books about American history. His new book, Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln, was named one of the Best Books of 2020 by the Economist magazine and is an Amazon Editors’ choice for Best History. He is also the author of the classic baseball history books The Summer of Beer and Whiskey and Fifty-nine in ’84.

A journalist for 41 years, he is the former Vice President and Editorial Pages Editor of The Providence Journal. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Commentary and won the Yankee Quill Award for distinguished lifetime service to journalism. He lives in an 1840s Rehoboth farmhouse.

The presentation runs about 50 minutes, followed by Q&A, and book purchase/signing.
Registration is encouraged and free. To learn more and reserve tickets visit

About the Carpenter Museum:
The Carpenter Museum is Rehoboth’s local history museum. Our mission is to collect, document, preserve, and share material culture related to the town’s history. We connect the Rehoboth community with these artifacts and with local history in general through our exhibits and programming. The Museum provides the wider community with research support, especially in the area of genealogy, and promotes learning about American history through direct experience with objects from the past.


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