early life during the U.S. Civil War, when he was one of the
youngest and most successful generals in U.S. history.
Jeffery Wert spoke about his book, "Custer: The Controversial Life of George Armstrong Custer". In his remarks, he focused on Custer’s… read more
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Favorite Civil War Books
Attendees at the Lincoln Forum talked about their favorite Civil War books.
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…
Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1862 and 1864
Two historians talk about the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1862 and 1864, which involved some of the fiercest fighting of the War. This…
Civil War historians talked about Confederate commander Robert E. Lee’s decision to order an assault on the Union center,…