Emancipation During the Civil War

Historian Gary Gallagher argued that the primary motive of the North during the Civil War was to preserve the “Union"-not to… read more

Historian Gary Gallagher argued that the primary motive of the North during the Civil War was to preserve the “Union"-not to emancipate the slaves, but that Union forces were crucial in advancing emancipation. He responded to questions from members of the audience after this opening keynote address in the Dirksen Senate Building at a U.S. Capitol Historical Society symposium on "Emancipation during the Civil War.” close

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Emancipation During the Civil War

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 3, 2011

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  • Jul 02, 2011 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 02, 2011 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2011 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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