1. The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918

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    On June 14, 2012, Patrick Mooney delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918." In 1917 the German Empire won its war on the Eastern Front by imposing humiliating…

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    • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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      On June 19, 2012, Edward Ayers delivered a Banner Lecture entitled The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days. In the spring of 1862, Virginia's civilians faced a different kind of war than they…

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      • Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas

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        On September 13, 2012, Arthur T. Downey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas." Lawyers dominated public life during the first third…

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        • Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871

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          On March 28, 2012, Jeremy Black delivered a lecture entitled “Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871.” In his latest book, prize-winning author Jeremy Black traces…

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          • The Feud: The All-American, No-Holds-Barred, Blood-and-Guts Story of the Hatfields and McCoys.

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            On June 20, 2013, Dean King delivered the 2013 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture at the Virginia Historical Society entitled "The Feud: The All-American, No-Holds-Barred, Blood-and-Guts Story of the…

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            • More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point

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              On July 11, 2012, Gary W. Gallagher delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point." Ever since the Civil War ended, it has been a…

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              • The Letters of Oliver and Bernie Hill: The Making of a Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer by Margaret Edds

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                On February 6 at noon, Margaret Edds will delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Letters of Oliver and Bernie Hill: The Making of a Legendary Civil Rights Lawyer." Author-journalist Margaret Edds…

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                • American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

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                  On March 15, 2012, David O. Stewart delivered a lecture entitled “American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America.” A canny and charismatic politician who rose to become third vice…

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                  • Fighting for Freedom: African Americans and the War of 1812

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                    On Wednesday September, 4, Gene Allen Smith, delivered a banner lecture entitled "Fighting for Freedom: African Americans and the War of 1812." Images of American slavery conjure up cotton plantations…

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                    • When the Sun Stood Still: Reflections on the Reverend John Jasper in His Bicentennial Year

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                      On February 23, 2012, Samuel K. Roberts delivered a lecture entitled “When the Sun Stood Still: Reflections on the Reverend John Jasper in His Bicentennial Year.” Among the larger than life personages…

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