Civil War historian and author Joseph Glatthaar talks about the political intrigues within the Union Army's high command in 1864 and the role they played in the Union's response to Confederate General Jubal Early's Shenandoah Valley campaigns
Historian Gary Gallagher discusses the wartime experience of Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander, who early in the Civil War served on the staff of Robert E. Lee and other top generals before becoming the South's most noted artillery officer
Author Timothy Huebner discusses the Civil War Era and the Constitution, focusing on the history of slavery during the antebellum period and its eventual abolition with the 13th Amendment, ratified in 1865
Timothy Sedore, author of "An Illustrated Guide to Virginia's Civil War Monuments" and forthcoming works on Tennessee and Mississippi monuments, talks about contrasts and comparisons of the wide range of Civil War monuments in those three states
Thomas Brown talksabout the history of monuments to the common soldier. He is the author of "The Public Art of Civil War Commemoration: A Brief History with Documents and Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina"
Historians and authors discuss the legacy of Reconstruction. They speculate on Abraham Lincoln's plans for the post-Civil War period, and discuss the effectiveness of programs put forth by his successors, Presidents Andrew Johnson and U.S. Grant.
Naval historian Craig Symonds and history professor John Marszalek talk about the meeting between Generals William Sherman and Joseph Johnston to discuss future of the Union Army at the end of the Civil War
Historian Richard Brookhiser discusses how the ideas of Founding Fathers such as George Washington, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson influenced Abraham Lincoln's thoughts and policies during the Civil War