Featured on the Virginia Civil War 150 HistoryMobile, this video introduces visitors to Virginia's political, social, and economic reasoning for secession from the Union and its role at the start of the Civil War. Written by John Hennessy, Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania National Military Park (2011). For more on the Civil War 150 HistoryMobile, see: VirginiaCivilWar.org/historymobile.

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