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Fitz-Enz’s new book evokes the War of 1812

May 8, 2013
By CHRISTIAN WOODARD , Adirondack Center for Writing

Believe it or not, two centuries ago the eastern Adirondacks and Lake Champlain were at the heart of an international conflict. Mooers, Plattsburgh and the Saranac River framed tide-turning battles long before you could drive Route 9. In his recent book "Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers & Heroes: Madison's Commanders in the War of 1812," author Colonel David Fitz-Enz writes with an urgency of detail that emphasizes storied past of our region.



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