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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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    Robert E. Lee's Treason and War Crimes Indictment

    Author and historian John Reeves discussed his book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, which recounts the June 1865 indictment against the General Lee and other Confederate leaders for…

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    Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg

    Edwin Bearss, noted battlefield tour leader and former chief historian of the National Park Service, talked about his book, Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg, the Campaigns that Changed the Civil War…

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    Impact of the Civil War on the Children of the South

    Anya Jabour talked about her book Topsy-Turvy: How the Civil War Turned the World Upside Down for Southern Children (Ivan R. Dee, 2010). In the book she presents the Civil War as a major turning point…

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