Lecture no. 22 from the course: The American Civil War
Taught by Professor Gary W. Gallagher | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Gettysburg is often described as the turning point of the war. It took place against a background of uncertainty and unrest in the North and was the result of a major strategic debate in the South. Why did Lee go north? Was his strategic thinking sound? What swung the three-day battle's outcome? How did people on either side view Gettysburg?