Lincoln, Congress, Grant, and the Lieutenant General Act

Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talked about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a… read more

Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talked about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a lieutenant general and gave him command of the Union Army. Professor Simpson spoke at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2012 Civil War Symposium. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2013

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  • Jul 21, 2012 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2012 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 26, 2013 | 1:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jan 28, 2013 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
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