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    Process of Emancipation

    Author Joseph Reidy discussed how during the Civil War the emancipation process was often messy and nonlinear, rather than occurring at one moment or neatly tied to Lincoln’s proclamation. Among…

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    Emancipation Proclamation as a Legal Document

    A panel discussion was held on the Emancipation Proclamation as a legal document. Frank Williams talked about the legal background of President Lincoln in the years before he was elected to the presidency. Kurt Schmoke…

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    The Civil War and Today's Issues

    Five history professors and an executive participated in a roundtable discussion relating the issues of the Civil War to today’s issues during a symposium on the Civil War at Shepherd…

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    African-American Sailors in the Civil War

    Participants discussed the role of African-Americans in Union naval forces during the Civil War. Each of the panelists is participating in an ongoing four-year research project on this…

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