Maj. Dan Sickles-Fixer of Presidential Elections

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Maj. Dan. Sickles had somewhat less that a sparkling military career. He almost single-handedly lost the battle of Gettysburg, was the "principle fixer" of the 1878 presidential election and practcally singly-handed started a war with Spain.And that's only the beginning. Author/Historian Jim Devine has done a deep-dive into Maj. Sickler's ignominious career and is here tonight to tell us about this interesting character and period in history.

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