Battlefields and Civil War Memory
The participants engaged both issues of the Civil War itself, as well as the subsequent
fascination with the war amongst Americans. This program ends abruptly.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- David W. Blight Professor Amherst College
- John Peterson Representative Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Civil War Commemoration
Mr. Blight was part of a Civil War Symposium hosted by the National Park Service. He spoke about the National…
The Dilemma of Interpretation
History professors discussed the origins of the Civil War and a variety of other issues. They spoke about changing…
Citizen Soldiers of the Civil War
Mr. McPherson discussed his experiences as a United States Civil War historian. Among the issues he discussed…
North to Freedom
Fred Morsell portrayed Frederick Douglass and answered questions from the audience as Douglass might have. He…