Author Phillip Greenwalt talks about how Southerners coped with the loss of the Confederacy following the Civil War. He argues that many of their writings served as the foundation of the Lost Cause view of the war
American History TV is LIVE from Andersonville National Historic Site for a ceremony remembering the soldiers who died in captivity. Keynote speakers include Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey and University of Akron professor Leslie Gordon
Contributors discuss their book, "Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War", edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher. The book uses photographs to reveal new insights into the war
Author Jeff Shaara talks about the key actions and decisions of the commanders on both sides of Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea, including Grant, Sherman, Johnston, Pierre Beauregard, William Hardee, and others
Former Gettysburg park ranger Jared Frederick talks about the role of women at the Battle of Gettysburg, particularly their work in field hospitals. This event was part of a conference hosted by the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership
Stephen Cushman talks about the Civil War writings of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, one of the subjects of his book, "Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War"
Historians Terry L. Beckenbaugh and Ethan S. Rafuse of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth talk about the different arguments used to explain why the North won the Civil War
David Blight talks about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House in April 1865.