A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee's Triumph, 1862-1863

Civil War historian Jeffry Wert recounts Robert E. Lee’s command of the Confederate Army from June 1, 1862 to the Battle of Gettysburg. Mr. Wert… read more

Civil War historian Jeffry Wert recounts Robert E. Lee’s command of the Confederate Army from June 1, 1862 to the Battle of Gettysburg. Mr. Wert reports on General Lee’s early military successes, which preceding Gettysburg threatened the Union capital. The author contends that the aggressive military tactics that won Lee victory at the beginning of his command would lead to his defeat at Gettysburg. Jeffry Wert speaks at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania. close

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A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee's Triumph, 1862-1863

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Program ID:
300120-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2011 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2011 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 25, 2011 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2011 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2011 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2011 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2011 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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