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  1. 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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    • What's Wrong with Black Beard? by Kevin P. Duffus (Video)

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      On March 19 at noon, Kevin P. Duffus delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "What's Wrong with Black Beard?" The traditional historical interpretation of the notorious Black Beard, and…

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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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          • 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…

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

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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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                • Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage

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                  On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled “Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage.” When English settlers arrived here 400 years ago, they encountered the first…

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                  • Witness to a Century - Civil Rights in Virginia: School integration and busing

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                    This video, excerpted from "Witness to a Century", addresses the topic of the civil rights movement in Virginia. "Witness to a Century" is a television documentary produced…

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                    • The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 By Alan Taylor

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                      On April 17, 2014 Alan Taylor delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832." In 1813, British warships appeared in the Chesapeake Bay…

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                      • Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War

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                        On June 13, 2013, David C. Keehn delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War."

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                        • The Story of Virginia - The Civil War 1865

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                          This video highlights some of the important events that took place during the Civil War in 1865.

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