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    Teaching Reconstruction

    At the annual Southern Historical Association meeting, a group of professors discussed challenges and strategies for teaching the Reconstruction Era. They talked about sources and trying to…

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    Slave Refugee Camps

    Professor and author Amy Murrell Taylor discussed slave refugee camps and her book, Embattled Freedom. The talk was part of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute’s annual summer…

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    Divided Families in the Civil War

    Amy Murrell Taylor discussed how families coped with divided loyalties between the Union and Confederacy before, during and after the Civil War. She is the author of The Divided Family in…

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    Emancipation During the Civil War

    Professor Amy Murrell Taylor at the State University of New York, Albany, lectured on the questions and issues of slave emancipation during the Civil War, leading up to the Emancipation…

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    Civil War Contraband Camps

    A panel discussion was held on emancipation, citizenship for blacks, and contraband camps during the Civil War. After their papers were presented and Professor Blight had made comments, the panelists responded to questions from…

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    The Home Front of the Civil War

    Professor Gary Gallagher moderated a roundtable discussion on how the Civil War impacted everyday life of American families and households, as well as America’s industry and agriculture. The panelists also responded to…

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