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

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    from Virginia Historical Society Liked 104 2 1

    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 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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        • The Story of Virginia - The Civil War 1862

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          This video highlights some of the important events that took place during the Civil War in 1862.

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          • Virginia Historical Society

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            Does war justify laws against sedition if they also curtail freedom of speech? How would you feel about fighting a war to free slaves when you didn't own any, and yet wealthy slaveholders received…

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            • Grant verse Lee: The Wilderness to Petersburg

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              from Virginia Historical Society Liked 848 1 0

              The video is from the 2007 Lee-Grant Exhibition at the Virginia Historical Society and looks at Grant versus Lee, the Wilderness to Petersburg.

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              • Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

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                from Virginia Historical Society Liked 188 2 0

                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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                • Civil War in Virginia

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                  from Virginia Historical Society Liked 77 1 0

                  This video discusses the Civil War in Virginia. The video focuses on some of the major battles, generals, and themes of the Civil War in Virginia

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                  • The Story of Virginia - The Civil War 1861

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                    from Virginia Historical Society Liked 17 1 0

                    This video highlights some of the important events that took place during the Civil War in 1861.

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

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                      from Virginia Historical Society Liked 290 2 0

                      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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                      • The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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                        from Virginia Historical Society Liked 142 2 0

                        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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                        • The Story of Virginia - The Civil War 1864

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                          from Virginia Historical Society Liked 28 1 0

                          This video highlights some of the important events that took place during the Civil War in 1864.

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