In the Media
The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy
A lecture about my book delivered at the U.S. National Archives, Washington, DC, on August 6, 2019. (Note: viewers should start the video at the 5-minute mark).
The Partnership That Almost Won the Civil War: Lee, Jackson, and Confederate Strategy In the East.
A “Perspectives in Military History” series lecture focusing on the strategic significance of the Lee-Jackson relationship, delivered at USAHEC, Carlisle, PA on April 17, 2020.
Robert E. Lee, Great Captain
Remembering Robert E. Lee Lecture October 2014, Washington and Lee University.
Flying Dutchmen and Drunken Irishmen: The Myths and Realities of Ethnic Civil War Soldiers
Perspectives in Military History Lecture, 2013, United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), April 18, 2013.
The XI Corps, German Immigrants, and the Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg College Civil War Institute, interview on Barlow’s Knoll, Gettysburg Battlefield, with CWI Director Dr. Peter Carmichael, May 2017. Discusses Northern German Americans in the Civil War and the function and process of a military staff ride.
Selected Podcast and Interviews
Radio Interview with Gerry Prokopowicz, host of CIVIL WAR TALK RADIO, about The Great Partnership. First aired January 29, 2020. (Note: listeners should start at the beginning of the interview and stop at 1:23, resuming again at the 10-minute mark for the historical discussion).Listen Here
Radio Interview with Bradley Jay on Boston WBZ1030, about The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy. First aired June 11, 2019. (Note: listeners should stop at the 42 minute mark, when the interview concludes).Listen Here
A BETTER PEACE presents "Reliving the Civil War Through Battlefield Staff Rides," Christian Keller and Jacqueline E. Whitt. They also discuss the best way to approach visiting a Civil War battlefield to get the most out of the experience -- preparing for the visit through reading and study; walking the ground; and post-visit reflection.Listen Here
A BETTER PEACE continues its Great Captains series with a look at the strategic team of Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. Lee was a great strategic thinker at all levels of war; Jackson proved to be an exceptional field commander and strategic advisor to Lee. Each independently earned consideration of the title of Great Captain, their symbiotic relationship proved very powerful until Jackson's death. Presenting this story is U.S. Army War College Professor of History Christian Keller, moderated by A BETTER PEACE Editor Jacqueline E. Whitt.Listen Here
PCN PA BOOKS series podcast interview regarding Pennsylvania: A Military History with co-authors Dr. Christian Keller and Dr. Barbara Gannon. First aired July 11, 2017.Listen Here
Radio Interview with Gerry Prokopowicz, host of CIVIL WAR TALK RADIO, about Chancellorsville and the Germans. First aired November 20, 2009. (Note: listeners should start at the 5:00 minute mark for the beginning of the interview and at the 15 minute mark for the historical discussion.)Listen Here