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Joseph Glatthaar, Gen. Lee’s Army: From Victory to Collapse

Season 1100 Episode 1111 | 26m 48s Video has closed captioning.

The history of Lee's army is a powerful lens on the entire war. The fate of Lee's army explains why the South almost won -- and why it lost. The story of his men -- their reasons for fighting, their cohesion, mounting casualties, diseases, supply problems, and discipline problems -- tells it all. Glatthaar's definitive account settles many historical arguments.

Aired: 09/18/08

Rating: NR

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