Category Sherman

John Bell Hood’s Assault at Atlanta

Here’s Steve Davis talking about John Bell Hood’s assault at Atlanta. Steve is an engaging speaker and this is a really good presentation. This is another presentation from the Emerging Civil War 2016 Symposium. The video’s description reads, “Stephen Davis talked about the 1864 Battle of Atlanta and the engagements on July 22 just outside […]

The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman’s March

Here’s Episode 1228 of Civil War Talk Radio with Prof. Gerry Prokopowicz interviewing Lisa Tendrich Frank on her new book about confederate women in the path of Sherman’s March through Georgia. This is really an excellent interview.

Rethinking General Sherman’s March to the Sea

Here’s Dr. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, giving an outstanding presentation to the 2016 Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a terrific summary not of the march itself but of Sherman’s goals and whether he was within the rules of war. The video’s description reads, “Todd […]

The Civil War Battle Series: Sherman in Georgia

Here’s Dr. Mark DePue giving a presentation on William T. Sherman’s campaigns in Georgia. He starts with the Atlanta Campaign and then discusses the March to the Sea. Dr. James Cornelius talks about the political issues and the 1864 election. This presentation was given at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The presentation is very shallow […]

1864 Atlanta Campaign

Here’s historian Richard McMurry giving an excellent presentation on the Atlanta Campaign of 1864. I think he’s spot on with this presentation. The video’s description reads, “Richard McMurry talked about the Civil War battles around Atlanta in 1864 and compared the strategies of Confederate commanders Joseph E. Johnston and his successor John Bell Hood. Mr. McMurry argued […]

How do the myths about Sherman’s March line up with the historical realities?

Here’s a short interview between Katie Brackett Fialka of The Civil War Monitor and Professor Anne Sarah Rubin of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. It’s a really good use of nine minutes of your time.

Panel Discussion on the Civil War

Here’s a discussion with Mark Tooley, Joseph Wheelan, and Professor James I. Robertson, Jr. This was part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, VA. The video’s description reads, “James Robertson, author of After the Civil War: The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America; Mark Tooley, author of The Peace […]