Category Archives: Civil War

Civil War Viewing Homework

Peninsula Campaign

Mins. 10-14 — Lincoln and McClellan

What are the details that clearly indicate the relationship between Lincoln and McClellan?

How do the confederates delay the Union around Yorktown?

Then  23-27:40

How deep is t?

Then from 57:30 to Credits / 1:04

What is the tragic mistake that is made and how does Lee resolve the Peninsula campaign .


Western Campaign

Section on Grant and Shiloh

Mins. 32-50

What is the importance of Shiloh in the West? What is Grant’s strategy?