This is an immersive type of history as the first hand accounts are woven together so that they unfold in a linear way. As you watch hopefully you will discover the battle wrapping around you with all the intense emotion, fear and uncertainty on both sides.
A Union victory was far from a foregone conclusion at Gettysburg and these words from two centuries ago bring you closer to that history and those times. Now travel back in time to a divided America and the gravely uncertain days of May, 1863.
In the annals of military history, few conflicts have tested the limits of human endurance and conviction as the American Civil War. A nation torn asunder, brothers pitted against brothers, and ideals clashed on blood-soaked battlefields. In this recent video we journey through the extremes of this epic struggle, where courage and cruelty, sacrifice and sorrow, tactical brilliance and wanton incompetence shaped the destiny of a nation. And we'll hear from a West Point historian who'll provide his take on two confederate Generals at either ends of the extreme – best and worst.
Listen to this fascinating episode on "Stories of Faith and Courage."
Witness the determination of both Union and Confederate forces, discover how key battles kept states in the Union's grip, and learn about lesser-known turning points that shaped the outcome of the war. We also highlight the contributions of unsung heroes, shedding light on the sacrifices and bravery of soldiers who played a crucial role in the conflict.