Harold Holzer on the Battle of Antietam

Harold Holzer spoke about the battle of Antietam, particularly the involvement of President Lincoln. Topics included his relations… read more

Harold Holzer spoke about the battle of Antietam, particularly the involvement of President Lincoln. Topics included his relations with the troops, foreign relations, the Emancipation Proclamation and domestic politics. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including Touts from high school students.

Mr. Holzer participated by video link from New York City in this commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. The battle on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day of fighting in American history. President Lincoln took advantage of the Union strategic victory to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation a few days later. close

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Harold Holzer on the Battle of Antietam

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Program ID:
307917-112
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Sharpsburg, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 1970
Last Aired:
Oct 9, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 1970 | 2:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 6:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2012 | 3:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 08, 2012 | 4:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2012 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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