4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.The Civil War Reflections on Civil War HistoryGary Gallagher has written or edited more than 30 books on Civil War history. His latest, "The ...
Gary Gallagher has written or edited more than 30 books on Civil War history. His latest, "The Enduring Civil War: Reflections on the Great American Crisis," collects more than 70 essays written for "Civil War Times" magazine containing his thoughts on topics ranging from the direction of contemporary Civil War scholarship to the common notion of Gettysburg as a turning point in the conflict. He discussed these and other subjects featured in the book with Peter Carmichael and Ashley Whitehead Luskey of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute, which provided this video.
10:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.The Civil War Confederate Boat Burners on the MississippiSouthern Utah University professor Laura June Davis talked about Confederate boat burners and ...
Southern Utah University professor Laura June Davis talked about Confederate boat burners and naval guerrilla action on the lower Mississippi River during the last years of the Civil War. She described how after the fall of Vicksburg in 1863, clandestine Confederate forces targeted commercial steamboats in order to disrupt Union supplies and cause panic in the North. Virginia Tech's Center for Civil War Studies hosted this event and provided the video.