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    Fallen Leaders: Union General John Pope

    Civil War historian Dan Welch talked about Union General John Pope and his defeat at the Second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862.

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    Fallen Leaders - Union General Thomas Stevenson

    Chris Mackowski, editor in chief of the “Emerging Civil War” blog, talked about Union General Thomas Stevenson, who was was killed in action during the battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse in…

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    Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard

    Civil War author Sean Chick talked about Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard at the annual “Emerging Civil War” blog symposium. He described General Beauregard’s relationship with…

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    Union Gen. George Sears Greene at Gettysburg

    During the Battle of Gettysburg’s second day, Union commander George Meade called for reinforcements to beat back an assault his left flank, leaving only a single brigade to defend his right flank on Culp’s Hill.…

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    1862 Battle of Secessionville

    Dan Welch discussed the 1862 Battle of Secessionville, a Union attempt to wrest control of nearby Tower Battery from the Confederate Army. Controlling this area meant access to Charleston, South…

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    Ulysses S. Grant as Union Army General-in-Chief

    Historian Chris Kolakowski talked about the events leading up to President Abraham Lincoln naming Ulysses S. Grant as general-in-chief of the Union Army in 1864 and how Grant’s command style differed…

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    Geneneral Stonewall Jackson's Stand at Second Manassas

    Dan Welch, co-author of The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863, talked about General Stonewall Jackson’s stand at the Battle of Second Manassas. This talk was a part of a…

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    Interpreting the Civil War for the Public

    Authors and public historians talked about how to make the Civil War era relatable to modern audiences. They discussed the state of Civil War studies and battlefield preservation in the…

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    Great Attacks of the Civil War

    Historians talked about great attacks of the Civil War. They discussed what factors should be considered in evaluating engagements and which battles had the most military or symbolic significance. The…

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