Craig L. Symonds
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Craig L. Symonds

Craig Lee Symonds is a retired professor and chairman of the history department at the United States Naval Academy. He is a distinguished historian of the American Civil War and maritime history. Wikipedia*

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Craig L. Symonds has 27 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Speech as a Historian. The year with the most videos was 2012 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 2,228 views per program. Most appearances with Harold Holzer (7), John F. Marszalek (4), Joseph Glatthaar (3). Most common tags: Civil War, Lincoln, Abraham, World War II.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Professor Emeritus, History Department, U.S. Naval Academy Videos: 24 c. November 18, 1998 - Present Historian Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • 1863 Chattanooga Campaign

    1863 Chattanooga Campaign

    Historians talked about the Civil War’s Chattanooga Campaign, which took place in the fall of 1863 and resulted in Union forces…

  • Lead-Up to Pearl Harbor

    Lead-Up to Pearl Harbor

    Craig Symonds talked about events that occurred in the Pacific region leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor,…

  • Johnston and Sherman's April 1865 Meeting

    Johnston and Sherman's April 1865 Meeting

    Craig Symonds and John Marszalek talked about the April 1865 meeting between Union General William Sherman and Confederate General…

  • <em>The U.S. Navy</em>

    The U.S. Navy

    Craig Symonds talked about his book The U.S. Navy: A Concise History, in which he provides a history of the U.S. Navy, from…

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