Book Discussion on Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy

Peter Carlson talked about his book, Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey, in which he recalls the… read more

Peter Carlson talked about his book, Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey, in which he recalls the capture of journalists Albert Richardson and Junius Browne by Confederate forces at the Battle of Vicksburg. The reporters, covering the war for the New York Tribune, were sent to multiple Confederate prisons over 20 months until they escaped and made their way across the Appalachians with the assistance of Union sympathizers. Peter Carlson spoke at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy

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313877-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 28, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2013

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  • Jul 28, 2013 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2013 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2013 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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