Book Discussion on For Cause and Comrades

Professor McPherson talked about his book, For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, published by Oxford University… read more

Professor McPherson talked about his book, For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, published by Oxford University Press. The book is about Professor McPherson’s theory that the common rank-and-file soldiers did hold political and ideological beliefs that prodded them to enlist and to fight in the Civil War. His research is based on letters and diaries from 1,076 Union and Confederate soldiers. close

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Book Discussion on For Cause and Comrades

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Program ID:
116750-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Huntington, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 1998

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  • Dec 26, 1998 | 2:50pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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