The Chattanooga Campaign in Retrospect

This past week the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission held its annual Signature Event at Chattanooga. On October 11 I participated in a panel discussion on the Chattanooga campaign. William Glenn Robertson chaired the panel, and I joined Peter Cozzens and Wiley Sword in answering questions. I just came across these videos from a member of the audience on You Tube, and I present them for your edification and perhaps amusement.

Here William Glenn Robertson offers an overview, and Peter Cozzens presents his opening remarks:

Here Wiley Sword and I offer some opening remarks:

And then there’s this section from the ensuing discussion:

And here’s the concluding section:





3 thoughts on “The Chattanooga Campaign in Retrospect

  1. Jon Morrison October 16, 2013 / 3:00 am

    Hey, that looks familiar! It was great to see all of you & I enjoyed the entire event. Sorry about the shaky cam-I was filming it on my son’s tablet.

  2. SF Walker October 16, 2013 / 5:31 am

    Very informative videos–thank you for posting these!

  3. Joshism October 17, 2013 / 6:25 pm

    Brooks, I just read your “What Happened On Orchard Knob?” in the Woodworth-edited Chattanooga essays book. Great analysis. I would love to see more writers address historiographical issues like that.

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