1864 Person of the Year, Winner

Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked… 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. Historians Gary Gallagher, Harold Holzer, John Marszalek, Joe Mobley, and Craig Symonds had nominated candidates for the most influential person of 1864 and presented their arguments. 

In this segment, William Tecumseh Sherman was announced as the winner of the audience vote.

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

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1864 Person of the Year, Winner

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317683-6
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2014

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  • Mar 21, 2014 | 12:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2014 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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