Civil War

7:35am

Tue May 6, 2014

7:35am

Tue April 1, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: A Civil War veteran scrutinized every turn in the Battle of Mansfield

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Civil War veteran James A. Jarratt who wanted to ensure his firsthand account of the Battle of Mansfield helped lend clarity to  history.

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7:39am

Tue August 13, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Civil War historians follow the footsteps of Union soldiers

Commentator Gary Joiner takes us on a road trip. We follow the Red River Campaign that Civil War historians like to travel to follow in the footsteps of the Union army soldiers who moved through the area more than 150 years ago.

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7:35am

Tue June 25, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: On the impressive cover of Pvt. Lyons Wakeman

Commentator Gary Joiner recounts the remarkable life of a Civil War soldier in Louisiana who kept her gender a secret to the end.

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7:35am

Tue June 11, 2013
Commentary

History Matters: Why 'sacred soil' matters

Commentator Gary Joiner takes a "soil test" of sorts. He explores why Civil War soldiers took up arms on one side or the other in the bloodiest war in America's history.

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