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The Civil War: Images of Gen. McClellan & Gen. Lee

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Saturday, October 13, 2012

Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation Chair Harold Holzer talks about the photographs, prints, and political cartoons featuring two of the war’s leading generals, George B. McClellan and Robert E. Lee. He explains how the tone of those images changed over the course of the war and beyond, as dictated by each general’s successes and failures both on and off the battlefield. This talk is from the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College.

Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:29pm (ET)

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