War Planning in 1861

Brooks Simpson talked about the effect of popular expectations on Union war planning in 1861. He showed slides during his presentation,… read more

Brooks Simpson talked about the effect of popular expectations on Union war planning in 1861. He showed slides during his presentation, after which he responded to questions from members of the audience.

“'On to Richmond!': Popular Expectations and Union War Planning in 1861” was the sixth session of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society (USCHS) Spring Symposium, “Secession and War Come to Washington,” which was part of the series “The National Capital in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” It was held on Friday, May 7, 2010, in the Capitol Visitors Center. close

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

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War Planning in 1861

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Program ID:
293631-6
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jul 11, 2010 | 1:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2010 | 7:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 1:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 7:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2010 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2010 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2011 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2011 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2011 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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