1864 Person of the Year, Gary Gallagher on Grant and Lee

Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were… read more

Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as the Person of the Year in 1864.

In this segment, Gary Gallagher presented his argument for Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Museum of the Confederacy’s 2014 Symposium, cosponsored by the Library of Virginia and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, was held at the Library of Virginia. close

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

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1864 Person of the Year, Gary Gallagher on Grant and Lee

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2014

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  • Mar 20, 2014 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 5:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2014 | 8:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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