Doug Batson: Confederate General D.H. Hill

March 1, 2013
Hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz

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Episode Description

Doug Batson, a General D.H. Hill Presenter, pays Gerry a visit. Gerry's Introduction: "...our subject today is Conferedate General Daniel Harvey Hill. Related by marriage to Stonewall Jackson. D. H. Hill led troops in action from Big Bethal, Virginia, in June 1861 to Benntonville, North Carolina, in March of 1865. From Seven Pines to South Mountain, Antietam to Gettysburg to Chickamauga. He served on both fronts throughout the war. We will have two guests on our show for this topic today, Doug Batson, an expert in the history of D. H. Hill, will be with us. But before that, we will hear from D.H. Hill, himself. Join us for a time travel trip, today on Civil War Talk Radio."

Civil War Talk Radio

Civil War Talk Radio

Wednesday at 4 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Each week since October 2004, host Gerald Prokopowicz and a guest discuss the various aspects of Civil War History. Each show consists of an hour long conversation with guests from the very well known historians James McPherson, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Gary Gallagher to mention a few. Gerald also speaks with artists such as Don Troiani, filmmakers Ken Burns, re-enactors Rob Hodge, novelists Jeff Shaara, curators, game designers, children’s authors, collectors, and others. In addition to well known names like the ones mentioned, the show often features authors of first books who are just starting to make their reputations.

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Gerry Prokopowicz

Gerry Prokopowicz

Gerald J. Prokopowicz is the author of Did Lincoln Own Slaves? (2008), All for the Regiment: The Army of the Ohio, 1861-1862 (2001), and numerous essays and articles, as well as the host of “Civil War Talk Radio." He served for nine years as the resident Lincoln Scholar at the Lincoln Museum, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he helped create the award-winning exhibit, “Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment,” and edited Lincoln Lore. Dr. Prokopowicz is a member of the Advisory Board to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and the Lincoln Forum, and holds a law degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. He is currently chair of the history department at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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