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    U.S. Navy Pilots at the Battle of Midway

    Timothy Orr talked about the experiences of the U.S. pilots who attacked the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Midway. The battle took place June 4-7, 1942, in the Pacific Theater of World War…

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    State Militia Units in World War I

    Nimrod Frazer, author of Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, talked about state militias serving in World War I. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

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    Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels in World War I

    Lee Craig, author of Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times, talked about the World War I secretary of the Navy and the U.S. Navy’s wartime role. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

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    World War I Centennial Symposium

    Christopher Kolakowski made welcoming remarks on the second day of a World War I symposium, and Professor Timothy Orr spoke about the realities of war and read from the writings of soldiers. The…

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    Civil War Prisons

    Old Dominion University professor Timothy Orr teaches a course on the Civil War and Reconstruction. In this lecture, he used slides while he discussed how Union and Confederate forces…

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    Northern Enlistment During the Civil War

    Professor Tim Orr lectured on the enlistment practices of the Union forces, the lives of soldiers as they went off to battle, and the difficulties of communities in transitioning from peace to war. He showed some…

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    Mobilizing for the Civil War Panel

    Historians talked about challenges that Union and Confederate armies faced as they attempted to build and mobilize in 1861. The audience was included in the discussion. “Turning Civilian Mobs into…