Civil War Hero Strong Vincent
Historian William Garvey talked about Civil War hero and Erie, Pennsylvania native Strong vincent. Vincent played a key role in the… read more
Historian William Garvey talked about Civil War hero and Erie, Pennsylvania native Strong vincent. Vincent played a key role in the defense of Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg, losing his life in the process. Mr. Garvey spoke about Vincent’s sacrifice and why his actions at Gettysburg were overshadowed.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Erie, Pennsylvania, from September 16-20 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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