Timothy B. Smith

Grant Invades Tennessee The 1862 Battles for Forts Henry and Donelson

Airdate: 11/12/2016 @ 12:00 pm CST

Grant Invades Tennessee

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David Powell
The Chickamauga Campaign: A Barren Victory

Bjorn Skaptason talks with Dave Powell about The Chickamauga Campaign: A Barren Victory. The third and concluding volume of the magisterial Chickamauga Campaign trilogy, it is a comprehensive examination of one of the most important and complex military operations of the Civil War. Scroll down to watch the program.

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.