Bryan Grimes: Soldier and Citizen

Bryan Grimes: Soldier and Citizen

In a people’s war, such as the American Civil War, many men with no professional military training rose to positions of high command. Many of these so-called citizen soldiers did not measure up to the challenges of command. One who did was Bryan Grimes of NC. Grimes rose from the rank of major to major general and fought with distinction in many of the foremost battles in the Eastern theatre of war. This program highlights the evolving leadership of Bryan Grimes.