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    Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and U.S. Colored Troops

    Scholars talked about the contributions, sacrifices, and challenges faced by African Americans who served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Under the terms of the…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

    Elizabeth Leonard talked about her 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winning book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She focused on Joseph…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Forgotten Ally

    Elizabeth Leonard talked about her book Lincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky. She was interviewed by the crew of the C-SPAN Digital Bus. Date…

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    James Blaine, Presidential Contender

    Historians discussed the role of James Blaine (1830-1893) in changing politics. One of the most colorful, and divisive figures in post-Reconstruction U.S. politics, James Blaine was…

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    Confederate Surrender at Appomattox

    A panel of historians presented papers on the narrative of General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox that has been debated since the end of the Civil…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War

    Elizabeth Leonard talked about her book Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War, published by W. W. Norton and Company. In the book she explored the…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Avengers

    Professor Leonard talks about her book Lincoln’s Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion After the Civil War, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book tells the story of…

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    Book Discussion on All the Daring of the Soldier

    Ms. Leonard talked about her book All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies, published by W.W. Norton and Company. She also answered questions from the…

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