Synopsis by Corinna Richards
This program is the fourth in a series of four videos covering the period of American history between 1861-1865. Who were the men behind the decisions? Who were the men behind the battles? Who were the men that for 5 years repeatedly put their lives on the line as they fought to defend the greatest nation on earth from others who wanted to alter its destiny? This program recounts the life of the one-time shop clerk who became commander of the Civil War's victorious Union Armies - and eighteenth president of the United States.
Civil-War [US], General, legend [famous person], officer, President, Union-Army