Gettysburg and Vicksburg as Turning Points

Matt Atkinson has worked as a ranger at both the Gettysburg and Vicksburg national military parks. He compared those two 1863 campaigns as turning… read more

Matt Atkinson has worked as a ranger at both the Gettysburg and Vicksburg national military parks. He compared those two 1863 campaigns as turning points in the Civil War and explored why Gettysburg looms larger in historical memory than western theater battles such as Vicksburg. This talk was part of a symposium on hosted by the “Emerging Civil War” blog. close

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  • Matt Atkinson Park Ranger (Former) National Park Service->Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Rob Orrison Historic Site Manager Prince William County, VA

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Gettysburg and Vicksburg as Turning Points

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449337-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 08, 2018 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2018 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 08, 2018 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2018 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2018 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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