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    General Joseph E. Johnston and the Atlanta Campaign

    Author and historian Richard McMurry talked about the U.S. Civil War career of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, up to and through his command of the Army of Tennessee and the Atlanta…

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    John Marszalek on Person of the Year 1864

    Historian John Marszalek talked about Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, who was voted the person of the year for 1864 at an event hosted by The Library of Virginia, the Museum of the…

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    1864 Union Raid on Richmond

    Kelly Hancock talked about a thwarted Union raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia in late February and early March of 1864. Among several goals of the operation was the…

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    Book Discussion on Almost Home

    T.M. Jacobs talked about his book Almost Home: the 1864 Diary of Sergeant Samuel E. Gorsvenor, a transcription of Grosvenor’s diary from his time with the 16th Regiment, Company B, as…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Winner

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected as…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Gary Gallagher on Grant and Lee

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Joe Mobley on Zebulon Baird Vance

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Craig Symonds on Patrick Cleburne

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    1864 Person of the Year, John Marszalek on William Tecumseh Sherman

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    Confederate Winter Quarters

    A live scene was shown of re-enactors assembling a wooden hut on the grounds of Montpelier, the former estate of President James Madison in Orange, Virginia. 
    One hundred and fifty…

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    Confederate Winter Quarters

    Matthew Reeves talked about Confederate winter quarters during the U.S. Civil War. In the winter of 1863-64, a Confederate Army brigade from South Carolina camped in wooden huts on the…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 2

    Hari Jones of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum delivered the second part of a two-part talk about African American intelligence and espionage efforts on behalf of the…

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    Orthopedic Medicine in Civil War New York

    Dr. David B. Levine, author, historian and orthopedic surgeon emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, talked about medical care during the Civil War era, when…

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    Hampton Roads Conference of 1865

    James B. Conroy talked about his book, Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865, in which he describes what happened when leaders from both…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 1

    Hari Jones, Curator of the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum, talked about the activities of the Loyal League, a secret national organization of men and…

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    Book Discussion on Walking on Cotton

    Conie Mac Darnell talked about his book, Walking on Cotton: Civil War & Emancipation Era Guide to Macon, GA, in which he provides first-hand accounts and perspectives from citizens who…

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    Book Discussion on Blood and Irony

    Sarah Gardner talked about her book, Blood and Irony: Southern White Women’s Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937, in which she discusses these recorded narratives, and how these…

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    Rise and Fall of Patrick Cleburne

    Michael Thomas talked about Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, a native of County Cork, Ireland, who settled in Helena, Arkansas in the 1850s. During the Civil War, Cleburne rose to command one of…

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    Robert Gould Shaw Memorial, Extra

    The Robert Gould Shaw Memorial at the National Gallery of Art was profiled. The memorial honors Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the Civil…

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