Gettysburg's Southern Front: Opportunity and Failure at Richmond
Airdate: 12/08/2022 @ 3:30 pm CST
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In Gettysburg’s Southern Front: Opportunity and Failure at Richmond Hampton Newsome offers an in-depth look into this little-known Federal advance against Richmond during the Gettysburg Campaign.
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 hosts A House Divided, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.