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Donald Miller
Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy

Airdate: Nov 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM CST

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Donald Miller Vicksburg

Donald Miller
Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy
Airdate: Nov 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM CST

Daniel Weinberg  talks with Donald Miller about his book, Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy.

Ultimately, Vicksburg was the battle that solidified Grant’s reputation as the Union’s most capable general. Grant succeeded in what he himself called the most important battle of the war, the one that all but sealed the fate of the Confederacy.

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Hosts Daniel Weinberg and Bjorn Skaptason

Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms\ designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.

Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.

He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.

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  1. AP US History, St. Louis University High School
    Was General John C. Pemberton to blame for the Confederates surrendering to the Union? Would the Confederates had won under another general such as Robert E. Lee?

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