Here’s the late Dr. Art Bergeron speaking in a 2006 lecture as part of the Perspectives in Military History series at Carlisle Barracks. “On February 8, 2010, the history community of the United States lost a very learned scholar in the untimely death of Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr, Ph.D. Presented is Dr. Bergeron’s perspectives lecture from […]

Here’s the episode of Civil War Journal that covered the use of trains in the Civil War.

Here’s Dr. J. Britt McCarley of the US Army Training and Doctrine Command in a lecture given in July of 2014 at the US Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, PA.  I was fortunate enough to be able to attend this lecture.  From the video’s description: “By 1864, the battle weary and bloodied Confederate […]

This is Dr. Mark DePue of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum discussing the Battle of Chancellorsville.  Here’s what the video’s description says: “When Union forces clashed with a much smaller Confederate army in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Robert E. Lee seized victory with what many consider to be his strategic masterpiece. But Lee […]

This is the segment of the Ken Burns series that dealt with 1862.  While this was a magnificent television event and did much to rekindle interest in the Civil War, notice the many myths and errors it perpetuates as well.

Here’s Bud Bowie, a member of the US Army Command and General Staff College’s faculty, in a 2012 lecture at the Kansas City Public Library, giving his take on Jefferson Davis as confederate commander-in-chief and the Civil War in general.  It’s a pretty good lecture, with some humor spicing it up.  

Here’s William C. “Jack” Davis speaking at the Alabama Archives in Montgomery, Alabama in 2011 on his book, A Government of Our Own: The Making of the Confederacy.

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