Posted by : Robert Child Tuesday
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.