Army of the Potomac in 1863

Ethan Rafuse spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S.… read more

Ethan Rafuse spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General Joseph “Fighting Joe” Hooker, who received command of the Army of the Potomac following the loss of its first commander and its defeat at Fredericksburg.

The talk, "I Did Some Handsome Things for the Country: Fighting Joe Hooker

and his Army of the Potomac," took place during an event commemorating 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park and the Gettysburg Foundation. close

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

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Army of the Potomac in 1863

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313031-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 30, 2013 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2013 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 9:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 10:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2013 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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