Covers the final months of the Civil War, including Robert E. Lee's final battle and surrender at Appomattox in 1865. Explores how the surrender met with disparate reactions among the troops, Americans, and people around the world.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865
- Author:Hendrickson, RobertSummary:
- Author:Winik, JaySummary:
In this course, University of Maryland history professor Jay Winik examines the dramatic events leading up to April 1865 and ponders some of the unthinkable alternatives that, had they materialized, would have surely prevented the...