Discussion of Civil War Generals
This program in the McGowan Theater was held in conjunction with the National Archives exhibition, “Discovering the Civil War,” marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.
A panel discussion focused on Civil War generals. The participants examined how each man ascended to the military rank and what separated each from their peers. The panel was moderated by General Wesley Clark (retired), editor of Palgrave’s Great General Series and each panelist authored a book in the series: Noah Andre Trudeau, Robert E. Lee; Donald Davis, Stonewall Jackson; Steven Woodworth, Sherman; and John Mosier, Grant. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.
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Wesley K. Clark Supreme Allied Commander (Former) NATO->Europe
Donald A. Davis Author
David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
John Mosier Professor Loyola University, New Orleans->English
Noah Andre Trudeau Executive Producer (Former) NPR
Steven E. Woodworth Professor Texas Christian University->History
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