Old State House Museum Civil War Symposium

A panel of three history professors from University of Central Arkansas presented at a symposium entitled Civil War Battles: The… read more

A panel of three history professors from University of Central Arkansas presented at a symposium entitled Civil War Battles: The Dishonorable Men Who Fought Them and the Weapons They Used. The seminar featured an exploration of Civil War soldiers, its innovative weaponry, and one of its lesser-known battlefield frontiers. Dr. Lorien Foote examined affairs of honor among soldiers and the pervasive violence that structured their lives. Dr. Roger Pauly considered the new technologies that changed the experience of war for the men who fought. Dr. Buck Foster explored the many battles and faces of Fort Smith, a city that changed hands multiple times during the war and experienced a constant influx of soldiers, refugees, runaways, and deserters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Old State House Museum Civil War Symposium

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Program ID:
301223-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 30, 2011

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  • Oct 29, 2011 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2011 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2011 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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