Civil War Alexandria
James Mackay spoke about the Civil War in Alexandria and about The Lyceum’s exhibit, “Occupied City: Life in Civil War… read more
James Mackay spoke about the Civil War in Alexandria and about The Lyceum’s exhibit, “Occupied City: Life in Civil War Alexandria.” The exhibit documents life in an American town, seized and held by the Federal government following Virginia’s decision to secede from the Union in May 1861.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Alexandria, Virginia, February 15-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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