Battle of Gettysburg

Military historians spoke about the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg on the 146th anniversary of the battle. They talked about… read more

Military historians spoke about the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg on the 146th anniversary of the battle. They talked about the events of the battle, key leaders, and the degree to which it was a turning point in the U.S. Civil War. Mr. Meador moderated. They also answered questions from members of the audience.

The program “The Battle of Gettysburg: Why It Matters” was held on Wednesday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Wilburn E. Meador Jr. Instructor U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
  • Ethan S. Rafuse Associate Professor U.S. Army Command and General Staff College->Department of Military History
  • Christopher S. Stowe Associate Professor U.S. Army Command and General Staff College->Department of Military History
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Battle of Gettysburg

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Program ID:
287513-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jul 26, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 27, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jul 26, 2009 | 1:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 26, 2009 | 7:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2009 | 1:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2009 | 7:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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