TITLE: Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt
SPEAKER: Elizabeth D. Leonard
EVENT DATE: 07/25/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 51 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
In a new biography, author Elizabeth D. Leonard illuminates the history of this seldom-discussed but important figure in Lincoln's presidency.
Speaker Biography: Elizabeth D. Leonard is the John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History at Colby College. She is the author of several other books, including "Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge and Reunion After the Civil War."
SERIES: Books & Beyond