Author Jerome Preisler, a New York Times bestselling author, will appear virtually at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 as part of the Barr Memorial Library on Fort Knox Authors at Your Library series.

Preisler will discuss “Civil War Commando: William Cushing and the Daring Raid to Sink the Ironclad CSS Alber­marle.”

Cushing was a naval officer during the Civil War who became a U.S. Navy commando who was sent to sink the South’s Albermarle, a vessel with an iron ram.

Preisler has published more than 30 books of fiction and nonfiction. These also include Tom Clancy’s Power Plays series.

He is the author of the Net Force series co-created by Tom Clancy.

To register for the event, email barrlibraryevents@gmail.com. For more information, call 502-624-1232.

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