Civil War Lectures

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  1. Lois and James Horton: In Hope of Liberty

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    from The Gilder Lehrman Institute Added 309 2 0

    In In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860 (1998), James O. Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History at George Washington…

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    • The Toughest Job: William Winter's Mississippi

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      In 1979, William Winter was elected Governor of the state of Mississippi. His goal was to improve the state by reforming the education system and create a public kindergarten. The plan was met with…

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      • Silent Sam—A Soldier of Discord

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        Silent Sam is the nickname of a statue of a Confederate soldier on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus. No one is quite sure why the soldier is called “Silent Sam,”…

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        • VFB16 - The Civil War: Before, During, and After

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          Full program of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book, held in Charlottesville, VA. Authors James Robertson, Jr. (After the Civil War), Mark Tooley (The Peace That Almost Was), and Joseph Wheelan…

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          • Thomas Brown, "The Invention of the American Soldier Monument"

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            The soldier monuments that began to proliferate across northern and southern communities during the 1860s differed sharply from antebellum American commemorations. The emergence of this cultural form…

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            • Confederate Alamo: Bloodbath at Petersburg’s Fort Gregg on April 2, 1865 by John J. Fox III (Video)

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              from Virginia Historical Society Added 150 1 0

              On April 1 at noon, John J. Fox III, delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Confederate Alamo: Bloodbath at Petersburg’s Fort Gregg on April 2, 1865." General Robert E. Lee faced…

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              • 2015 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture, "Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth," by Terry Alford

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                from Virginia Historical Society Added 255 0 0

                On June 11, Terry Alford delivered the 2015 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture, entitled "Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth." With a single shot from a pistol small enough…

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                • Lee's Last War Winter by William C. Davis

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                  from Virginia Historical Society Added 132 0 0

                  On April 22 at 5:30 p.m., William C. Davis delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Lee's Last War Winter." Robert E. Lee faced the coming of 1865’s spring campaign season with…

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                  • "Varina Davis's Civil War," by Joan Cashin

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                    from Virginia Historical Society Added 10 0 0

                    On March 26, 2009, Joan Cashin gave a Banner Lecture entitled "Varina Davis's Civil War"

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                    • Unionists in Virginia: Politics, Secession, and Their Plan to Prevent Civil War by Larry Denton

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                      from Virginia Historical Society Added 145 0 0

                      On October 29 at noon, Larry Denton will delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Unionists in Virginia: Politics, Secession, and Their Plan to Prevent Civil War." Unionists in Virginia: Politics,…

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                      • West Virginia During the Civil War

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                        • J.E.B. Stuart, the Bold Dragoon

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                          from Great Lives at UMW Added 162 2 0

                          James Ewell Brown “Jeb” Stuart was the most famous Confederate cavalryman of the Civil War — and one of its most dashing figures. Born in Virginia and educated at West Point, he…

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