Civil War Series

Civil War Series
2:10 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

A Union Defeat

Illustration of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
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In part 141 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson describes the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia on June 27, 1864. General William T. Sherman lost almost 3000 casualties compared to almost 500 for the Confederates.

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Civil War Series
2:09 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Disease

Civil War hospitals
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In part 142 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that just being in the Army killed more men than died in battle.

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Civil War Series
2:07 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Fighting Professor

Joshua Chamberlain
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In part 143 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the career of Joshua L. Chamberlain.

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Civil War Series
2:06 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Lone Nurse

Clara Barton founder of the American Red Cross
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In part 144 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the career of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.

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Civil War Series
2:04 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Civil War Histories

Recognized images of the Civil War

In part 145 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that some Civil War histories can be a minefield of misinformation posing as history.

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