February 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm
This month, our own Ed Kennedy addresses the truth and myth surrounding events at Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864.
Ed Kennedy is a retired infantry officer. He retired when he was an assistant professor at the US Army’s Command and General Staff College. A position he held for nineteen years, both active duty and retired. He taught graduate-level military history, and took senior Army leaders and students to battlefields around the country and overseas to study campaigns and battles. In his nineteen years he taught in three academic departments: history, tactics, and leadership. He frequently takes military students to battlefields such as Chickamauga, Georgia to study leadership, tactics, and logistics and is a frequent speaker to veterans’, civic and historical groups.