1862 Western Theater River Operations

U.S. Naval Academy professor emeritus Craig Symonds spoke about military operations in the West during the U.S. Civil War. He focused… read more

U.S. Naval Academy professor emeritus Craig Symonds spoke about military operations in the West during the U.S. Civil War. He focused on significant naval battles along Western rivers, the use of a gun boat fleet, and military command and control along the western boarders. He also talked about the logistical challenges posed by the region, strategies employed by ground and naval forces, and the leadership of Union officers like General Ulysses S. Grant and Admiral Andrew H. Foote. He responded to questions from the audience. close

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1862 Western Theater River Operations

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 2012

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  • Oct 13, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Dec 25, 2012 | 5:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 26, 2012 | 5:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
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