Talking About the Civil War

Mr. Robertson talked about his book, Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, the Legend published by Macmillan General… read more

Mr. Robertson talked about his book, Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, the Legend published by Macmillan General Reference. The book is a biography in which the author traces the most pervasive Stonewall legends to their sources. The book reveals the role of Jackson’s strong religious beliefs in his military career. Mr. Ayers talked about his book, The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War - The Eve of War, published by W.W. Norton and Company]. The book is a ground-level view of the Civil War through the innovative use of book, CD-ROM, and the World Wide Web. The book explores Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and Augusta County, Virginia. Mr. Gallagher talked about his book, The Confederate War, published by Harvard University Press. In the book, the author maintains that historians have gotten off the track in recent years by attributing Confederate defeat to weakness on the home front. He writes that the Confederate Army simply did not win enough crucial battles to carry them to victory. close

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Talking About the Civil War

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Program ID:
122140-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 1999
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 1999

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  • Mar 28, 1999 | 1:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1999 | 7:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 1999 | 1:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
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