Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel G. William Quatman talked about Union Army Major General Godfrey Weitzel and his role in the fall of Richmond and the end of the U.S. Civil… read more

Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel G. William Quatman talked about Union Army Major General Godfrey Weitzel and his role in the fall of Richmond and the end of the U.S. Civil War.

Born in Germany, Godfrey Weitzel immigrated to the U.S. and attended West Point in the 1850s before joining the Civil War. On April 3, 1865, Major General Godfrey Weitzel marched his troops into Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy, capturing the city for the Union and precipitating the eventual collapse of the Southern states rebellion. close

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Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel

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Program ID:
325172-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2015 | 4:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 07, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 16, 2015 | 4:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2015 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2015 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2015 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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