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    Buying and Selling the Civil War

    Editors of “Buying and Selling Civil War Memory in Gilded Age America” explored the ways advertisers and others used Civil War imagery to sell items after the war. This program was part of…

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    Ends of War

    University of Virginia Center for Civil War History director Caroline Janney examined military and political uncertainty in the weeks following the end of the Civil War in 1865. This program was…

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    Ends of War

    University of Virginia Center for Civil War History director Caroline Janney examined military and political uncertainty in the weeks following the end of the Civil War. The Abraham Lincoln…

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    Lives of Civil War African American Soldiers

    Elizabeth Varon and William Kurtz of the University of Virginia’s Nau Center for Civil War History discussed their digital project “Black Virginians in Blue,” which details the stories of…

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    Teaching Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War

    The Lincoln Forum hosted a discussion among current and former college professors on their approaches to teaching Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era. Speakers included Craig Symonds of…

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    Civil War and Western Theater Tactics

    University of Cincinnati Professor Christopher Phillips talked about the way tactics and ideologies from the Western Theater, such as guerrilla fighting, influenced other theaters of the…

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    Paroling General Lee's Army After Appomattox

    Caroline Janney is editor of the book, Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia. She talked about how the Union Army developed a parole system for Confederate General Robert E.…

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    Roundtable on Theaters of War

    William Kurtz of the University of Virginia talked about General William Rosecrans' career, reputation and his clashes with superiors such as General Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of War Edwin…

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    Union General William Rosecrans

    William Kurtz of the University of Virginia talked about General William Rosecrans' career, reputation, and clashes with superiors such as General Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of War Edwin…

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    Mark Twain and Civil War Memory

    University of Virginia Professor Stephen Cushman described how the Civil War affected the life of Mark Twain. He analyzed some of Twain’s writings to look at how the author interpreted the…

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    Comparing Civil War Theaters

    Author and historian Gary Gallagher analyzed the differences between the three major Civil War theaters. He argued that the battles held in the Eastern Theater had the greatest political and…

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    Veteran Reunions and Monuments at Antietam

    Historian Caroline Janney talked about the monuments and dedication ceremonies at Antietam battlefield during the 1880s through the early 1900s. She argued that Union and Confederate…

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    Competing Memories of the Civil War

    Caroline Janney is the author of Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation. She talked about the competing memories of the Civil War held by Unionists and…

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    Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 2

    Historians responded to audience questions on the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Topics included the burning of towns and destruction of property in the valley by both the Union and…

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    Disbanding the Remnants of Lee's Army

    Professor Caroline Janney talked about the process of disbanding the remnants of the Army of Northern Virginia following Robert E. Lee’s April 1865 surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at…

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    Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 1

    Historians responded to audience questions on the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Topics included the role of religion in the valley during the war, supply problems faced by Confederate…

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    National Reconciliation After the Civil War

    Caroline Janney talked about national reconciliation and its limits in the post-Civil War era. She argued that the Spanish-American War in 1898 bonded former white Confederates and Unionists into one national army,…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil War Photography

    Contributors discussed their book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher. The book uses photographs to reveal new insights into the war.…

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    Confederate Views of the Civil War

    Panelists talked about the pro-Confederate “Lost Cause” view of the Civil War and its legacy in postwar American politics and culture. “The Lost Cause” was a panel discussion at “Causes Won and…

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    Morning Panelists at Civil War Symposium

    Panelists from the morning sessions of a symposium on the end of the Civil War responded to questions submitted from the audience. “Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War” was a…

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