1861 Review: The Battle of Wilson's Creek

Adam Goodheart, author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening, talked about the importance of western battles such as the Battle of… read more

Adam Goodheart, author of 1861: The Civil War Awakening, talked about the importance of western battles such as the Battle of Wilson’s Creek in southwestern Missouri on August 10, 1861. There, Nathaniel Lyon became the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War. Mr. Goodheart was interviewed at the exhibit, Civil War exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. 

This was part of a series of interviews produced as short bridging segments for a January 2, 2012, Civil War marathon on American History TV. close

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

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1861 Review: The Battle of Wilson's Creek

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303220-5
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Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2012

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  • Jan 02, 2012 | 12:56pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2012 | 4:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
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