Category Videos

Remembering Robert E. Lee 2017 with Kenneth Noe, “Weather and Lee’s Cheat Mountain Campaign”

Here’s fellow Hokie, Professor Ken Noe delivering a really great lecture in the Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He gives us a different perspective on the war: weather and its effects on campaigns, and especially its effect on Lee’s Cheat Mountain campaign early in the war. Weather seems to have […]

Remembering Robert E. Lee 2016 with Holt Merchant, “Lee Meets the Challenges of Reconstruction”

I’m including this video to try to include as many of the “Remembering Lee” videos as I can, even though I was not impressed by this one. This is Holt Merchant, professor of history emeritus of Washington and Lee University. The video’s description reads, “Holt Merchant, Professor of history emeritus and author gives the 2016 […]

Clay Stuckey gives a program on Civil War Field Artillery

This is Clay Stuckey giving a program to the Monroe County (Indiana) History Club on Field Artillery in the Civil War. It’s loaded with lots of information, and if you know little about field artillery, this makes a great primer. Clay is a member of the Lincoln Forum as well.

Remembering Robert E. Lee 2015 with Jonathan Horn, “Lee at Washington College”

This is biographer Jonathan Horn delivering the annual “Remembering Lee” lecture at Lee Chapel of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He’s speaking about Lee at Washington College. The video’s description reads, “Lee Chapel and Museum presented ‘Remembering Robert E. Lee’ with a speech by author and former White House presidential speech writer Jonathan […]

Remembering Robert E. Lee 2014 with Dr. Christian B. Keller, “Robert E. Lee, Great Captain”

This is Dr. Christian Keller of the U.S. Army War College faculty speaking in the Lee Chapel of Washington and Lee University on Lee’s generalship and leadership. The video’s description reads, “Lee Chapel and Museum presents ‘Remembering Robert E. Lee’ with a speech by noted historian, professor and author Dr. Christian B. Keller. Keller is […]

Remembering Robert E Lee 2012 with Jeffry D Wert, “Lee and the Rebirth of an Army From Seven Days

Here’s Jeffry D. Wert giving a terrific presentation on Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862 and the first half of 1863. He gave this presentation in the Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. The video’s description reads, “Noted author and Civil War scholar, Jeffry D. Wert […]

Remembering Lee 2011 with Dr. James I. Robertson Jr., “Lee and the Mobilization of Forces 1861”

Here’s a typically excellent presentation by Professor James I. Robertson Jr. on Robert E. Lee in 1861. Professor Robertson gave this presentation at Washington and Lee University. The video’s description reads, “Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr. presented a talk on ‘Lee and the Mobilization of Forces 1861’ in the Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee […]