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    The Civil War in Virginia

    Texas Christian University professor Steven Woodworth taught a class about life on the home front and battles fought in Virginia during the Civil War. He focused on the 1864 Overland…

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    This Great Struggle

    Steven Woodworth, author of This Great Struggle: America’s Civil War, talked about how the history of the Civil War can be shared so that readers find the topic more approachable and interesting.…

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    Ulysses S. Grant and Union Military Leadership

    Texas Christian University Professor Steven Woodworth discussed Ulysses S. Grant’s leadership style and how it compares to other Union generals. He argued that characteristics such as Grant’s…

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    Westward Expansion During the 19th Century

    Historians talked about westward expansion after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the political reasons for traveling west. They also discussed Kit Carson and other mountain men, and the…

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    Civil War and 19th Century Westward Expansion

    Historians discussed how the Civil War and 19th century westward expansion were interrelated and together transformed the country. They described a power shift from white citizens in the West to…

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    General James B. McPherson and the Army of the Tennessee

    Steven Wordworth, author of Nothing But Victory: The Army of the Tennessee, 1861 - 1865, talked about the life and career of Union Civil War General James B. McPherson, commander of the Army of Tennessee. He also described…

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    General A.J. Smith's Guerrillas and the Battle of Nashville

    Professor Steven Woodworth talked about Union General A.J. Smith’s guerrillas, a contingent of the Army of the Tennessee, and their involvement in the Battle of Nashville in December of 1864. The…

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    Discussion of Civil War Generals

    A panel discussion focused on Civil War generals. The participants examined how each man ascended to the military rank and what separated each from their peers. The panel was moderated by General Wesley…