Battle of Stones River

Panelists talked about the Battle of Stones River. Lincoln Memorial University history professor Earl Hess talked about Confederate… read more

Panelists talked about the Battle of Stones River. Lincoln Memorial University history professor Earl Hess talked about Confederate commanding General Braxton Bragg’s role in the battle. Author and historian Richard McMurry discussed Jefferson Davis and the confederate strategy carried out in the Stones River campaign. Stones River National Battlefield Park ranger Jim Lewis and Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area historian Antoinette van Zelm talked about the civilian perspectives on the battle and its outcome.

The symposium, marking the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River, which was fought from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863 near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was co-sponsored by the National Park Service and the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area. close

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

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  • Hess, Earl Professor Lincoln Memorial University->History Department
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Battle of Stones River

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2012

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  • Dec 29, 2012 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2012 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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