Wayne E. Motts is the chief executive officer of the National Civil War Museum, located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He has been a licensed battlefield guide at the Gettysburg National Park for twenty-seven years and is the co-author (with James Hessler) of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg: A Guide to the Most Famous Attack in American History.
Historian Wayne Motts describes the history, function, and importance of West Point in regards to the Civil War. This video is part of the American Battlefield Trust's In4 video series, which presents short videos on basic Civil War topics.
In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman and Sam Smith of the Civil War Trust are joined by Wayne Motts of the National Civil War Museum, in Harrisburg, Pa., as they share the incredible story of Alonzo H. Cushing at the Battle of Gettysburg.
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