557Jun 30, 2013
Army of the Potomac in 1863
Ethan Rafuse spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General Joseph ...
927Jun 28, 2011
The Battle of Bull Run
Military historian Ethan Rafuse provided an overview of the Battle of Bull Run in July 1861. He described military strategies employed by the North and South and examined how this battle changed the ...
1,129Jun 28, 2011
The Battle of Ball's Bluff
Historian Susannah Ural talked about the legacy of the Union’s loss at the October 1861 Battle of Ball’s Bluff near Leesburg, Virginia. Colonel Edward Dickinson Baker, the only ...
1,316Jul 1, 2009
Battle of Gettysburg
Military historians spoke about the significance of the Battle of Gettysburg on the 146th anniversary of the battle. They talked about the events of the battle, key leaders, and the degree to ...