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  1. 2013 Aug. 22 - Panel Discussion on the Legacy of the American Civil War - Library of Virginia - Richmond, Virginia

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    In commemoration of the 150 anniversary of the Civil War, here is one of many events being held to reflect on the event which occurred from 1861 -1865. Description from invitational email: "On…

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    • Lecture of Dr. David Blight

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      Gilder-Jordan Speaker Series in Southern Cultural History, Nov. 16, 2011.

    • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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      from Virginia Historical Society / Liked

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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…

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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…

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        • And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut, A Life

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          And So It Goes is the culmination of five years of research and writing—the first-ever biography of the life of Kurt Vonnegut, author of the now-classic Slaughterhouse Five: Vonnegut’s…

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          • The Spring of 1864: A Season of Hope in the United States and the Confederacy by Gary Gallagher

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            from Virginia Historical Society / Liked

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            On May 7, Gary W. Gallagher delivered a special evening Banner Lecture entitled "The Spring of 1864: A Season of Hope in the United States and the Confederacy." Many people consider the…

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            • James Welling: A Window On Wyeth

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              James Welling, a Los Angeles-based Hartford native, revisits Wyeth’s influence on his own development as an artist. James Welling: “Wyeth”, a companion exhibition to Andrew Wyeth:…

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              • Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War

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                On March 24, 2011, Douglas R. Egerton delivered a Banner Lecture entitled Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election that Brought on the Civil War. In Year of Meteors, Douglas…

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                • 1861: The Civil War Awakening By Adam Goodheart

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                  With his new book, 1861: The Civil War Awakening, Adam Goodheart revisits the most turbulent and consequential year in American history. In the hands of a master storyteller, we relive a time that…

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                  • Lecture on the Marquis de Lafayette

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                    The Marquis de Lafayette, who came from a long line of French military men dating to the Crusades, wanted honor and glory from a young age. But he had to leave the comforts of his native France and…

                  • Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

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                    On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled “Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade.” In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction…

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                    • River Bank Choir

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                      Performing at St Stephens Episcopal Church in Culpeper

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