768Sep 16, 2012
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam
James McPherson, Civil War historian, and Edwin Bearss, former National Park Service chief historian, each talked about the Battle of Antietam. After the presentations the authors together took ...
587Feb 25, 2011
Person of the Year 1861, Part 2
Each year Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would ...
1,023Feb 25, 2011
Person of the Year 1861, Part 1
Each year, Time magazine selects a single person who had the most influence on events during the previous twelve months. If the same question had been posed in the year 1861, who would ...
1,203Jun 23, 2010
Book Discussion on Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg
Edwin Bearss, noted battlefield tour leader and former chief historian of the National Park Service, talked about his book, Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, the Campaigns that Changed the ...
560Mar 21, 2007
Book Discussion on Fields of Honor
Historian Ed Bearss talked about his book Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War, published by National Geographic. In the book he chronicles 14 crucial battles ranging ...
194May 24, 2003
Book Discussion on Edwin Cole Bearss: History's Pied Piper
Mr. Waugh discussed his biography, Edwin Cole Bearss: History’s Pied Piper, published by History America Tours. He described the life of Edwin Bearss, including his ...
68Mar 9, 2000
Civil War Books
Mr. Bearss and Mr. Wills talked with the program hosts about the history of the war as documented in books and photographs, and the ways the war is remembered today through the efforts of ...
150Jul 2, 1999
Battle of Gettysburg
Mr. Bearss is the author of Battling for Manassas: The Fifty-Year Struggle At Manassas National Battlefield Park, published by Pennsylvania State University Press.
140Jul 12, 1993
Civil War Battlefields Report
The participants spoke about the importance of Civil War remembrance. Mr. Bearss discussed Civil War events on this date in history. Senator Bumpers, the founder of the Civil War ...