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CIVIL WAR VIDEOS


Los Angeles Civil War Roundtable

Joe Ryan Video Presentation




General Lee was by nature recklessly aggressive but not crazy. He had to clear his rear of the enemy garrison at Harper's Ferry before committing his army to the battle. Given the factors of time and distance this could not be done in the ordinary course of things, because McClellan would learn from reports almost immediately that he had split his army into wings, sending one of them to converge on the Ferry..



Joe Ryan Civil War Battlewalks

The Union Invasion of Virginia 1862 Part 1
The Union Invasion of Virginia 1862 Part 2
The Union Invasion of Virginia 1862 Part 3

The Battle of Antietam viewed 150 years later:   Part One
The Battle of Antietam viewed 150 years later:   Part Two