Henry Wilson & The Civil War
Henry Wilson & The Civil War explores the life of Henry Wilson through key events in the Civil War with input from historians and authors. Born into abject poverty, Henry Wilson, the little known Radical Republican senator of Massachusetts and later Vice President, played an enormous role in shaping America during and after the war, serving as the Chair of the Senate Military Committee. Not only was Wilson’s service as a politician dynamic and nuanced, he lived a unique life working as a farmer, cobbler, journalist, teacher, and general. Listen as we explore Henry Wilson & The Civil War.