Lectures & Conversations
Great Battles of the Civil War: Chattanooga
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
John F. Marszalek, Craig L. Symonds, Harold Holzer (moderator)
Tue, December 13th, 2016 | 6:30 pm
$44
(Members $32)

EVENT DETAILS

Under the indomitable leadership of Ulysses S. Grant, Union General William T. Sherman maneuvered troops through the Chattanooga Campaign. Join three eminent historians as they uncover how this Union victory destroyed the last major Confederate stronghold in Tennessee, allowing for the invasion of the Deep South.

John F. Marszalek is William L. Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Mississippi State University. Craig L. Symonds is Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval Academy and the award-winning author of Lincoln and His Admirals. Harold Holzer (moderator), the author, co-author, or editor of more than 50 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era, is Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

Program Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, James M. McPherson is no longer available to participate in this program.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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