Native son of the colonial elite, Decimus Et Ultimus Barziza fulfills his family’s legacy of prominence with his career in the Civil War. Historian Drew Gruber describes with passion the path of this “average” Civil War soldier, a story that includes a wound at Little Round Top, a prison break, and a boisterous post-war career in Texas politics.
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Abraham Lincoln makes good on the founders’ promises of freedom and equality. Author Gordon Wood lays out the Revolutionary origins of the Civil War.| Transcript
The Civil War has its roots in the American Revolution. Explore the causes and conflicts in “Storm on the Horizon,” a special two-day Colonial Williamsburg event February 18th and 19th, 2011.| Transcript
Williamsburg’s streets are rich with the history of two wars.| Transcript