Filter by

Civil War

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 954 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

    387 views
  • [alt text]

    Appomattox and the End of the Civil War

    Linda Lipscomb, site director at the Museum of the Confederacy in Appomattox, presented items connected to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant, and toured…

    125 views
  • [alt text]

    Reconstruction in Tennessee

    Historians talked about the Reconstruction era and the various ways historians have viewed the period over time. They also spoke about Reconstruction in Tennessee, and how some…

    102 views
  • [alt text]

    Traveling Blacksmith Forge

    John Baronich demonstrated his reconstructed blacksmith forge on wheels, built over the course of two years using plans from the 1860s provided by the National Archives. Scenes of a…

    167 views
  • [alt text]

    Religion and the Civil War

    Professor Allen Guelzo talked about the Civil War and whether the conflict brought an end to the dominance of religion in American culture, making the U.S. a more secular nation. He…

    180 views
  • [alt text]

    Life and Career of Godfrey Weitzel

    G. William Quatman talked about Union Army Major General Godfrey Weitzel and his role in the fall of Richmond and the end of the U.S. Civil War. Born in Germany, Godfrey Weitzel immigrated…

    158 views
  • [alt text]

    African Americans and Study of the Civil War

    Daryl Scott talked about the evolution of how African Americans have viewed the Civil War and offered his own perspective on why more African Americans don’t study the topic. He…

    154 views
  • [alt text]

    Civil War Memory

    Professor David Blight talked about the effects memory and bias have had in shaping the historical account of the Civil War. Professor Blight said Southerners saw their defeat as a…

    240 views
  • [alt text]

    Morning Panelists at Civil War Symposium

    Panelists from the morning sessions of a symposium on the end of the Civil War responded to questions submitted from the audience. “Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil…

    298 views
  • [alt text]

    Afternoon Panelists at Civil War Symposium

    Panelists from the afternoon sessions of a symposium on the end of the Civil War responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.  “Causes Won and Lost: The End of…

    185 views
  • [alt text]

    African-American Views of the Civil War

    Panelists talked about African American views of the Civil War, including those of emancipated slaves, the U.S. Colored Troops, and political leaders such as Frederick Douglass and W.E.B.…

    175 views
  • [alt text]

    Union Views of the Civil War

    Panelists talked about the “Union Cause” view of the Civil war, which was the primary view among Northern soldiers and civilians, and its legacy in postwar American politics and…

    261 views
  • [alt text]

    Confederate Views of the Civil War

    Panelists talked about the pro-Confederate “Lost Cause” view of the Civil War and its legacy in postwar American politics and culture “The Lost Cause” was a panel…

    368 views
  • [alt text]

    Confederate Surrender and Lincoln's Assassination

    Panelists talked about the Civil War surrenders of the Confederate armies, reasons for the Union victory, and how President Lincoln and his assassination affected the peace process.…

    335 views
  • [alt text]

    Civil War Symposium Introductory Remarks

    Speakers delivered introductory remarks at “Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War,” a symposium on the end of the Civil War hosted by the Virginia Sesquicentennial of…

    56 views
  • [alt text]

    Ceremony at Appomattox Re-enactor Interviews, Part 2

    Civil War re-enactors at the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox talked about the end of the Civil War.

    172 views
  • [alt text]

    Ceremony at Appomattox Re-enactor Interviews, Part 1

    Civil War re-enactors at the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox talked about the end of the Civil War.

    205 views
  • [alt text]

    David Blight on the Legacies of Appomattox

    David Blight talked about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court…

    316 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones with David Blight

    David Blight, author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, talked about his book and responded to viewer questions. This program took place at the 150th anniversary…

    200 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones with Elizabeth Varon

    Elizabeth Varon, author of Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War, talked about her book and responded to viewer questions. This program took place at the 150th…

    166 views
  • Load 20 More