Lincoln's Civil War: Presidential War Making in Context (History Lens)

Making Battlefield Decisions.  This episode of History Lens examines Lincoln's decision-making and the beginning of the Civil War. Lincoln served as the last American Commander-in-Chief who actually made battlefield decisions. We can compare him to many other presidents who served during wartime. Lincoln also had to confront many challenges early in the Civil War.

The host for this episode was Jon Davidann.  The guest for this episode was Jay Fidell.