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    Rites of Retaliation

    Historian Lorien Foote talked about how both sides during the Civil War accused the other of being uncivilized and employing retaliatory tactics. This virtual program was sponsored by the…

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    Civil War News and Correspondence

    Historians addressed ways the American public coped with the Civil War - by seeking information, writing letters and sharing memories. This event was hosted by the Virginia Center for Civil…

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    Civil War Manpower and Horsepower

    Historians discussed soldier recruitment, forced labor and the use of horses and mules during the Civil War. The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies hosted this program.

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    Choctaw Confederates

    During the Civil War, members of the Choctaws Nation held slaves and fought alongside Confederate forces. Author Fay Yarborough talked about Native populations, slavery, and the…

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    Black Prisoners of War in the Confederacy

    Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, discussed her research on black prisoners of war in the Confederacy. She talked about the…

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    Civil War Veterans and Opiate Addiction

    Jonathan Jones of Penn State University talked about widespread opiate addiction among Civil War veterans. He explained how prescribing opium and morphine -- common treatments used for wartime…

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    Black Families in Civil War Philadelphia

    Augusta University Professor Holly Pinheiro talked about Black Civil War soldiers and their families in Philadelphia. He also spoke about his research in newspaper and pension records for…

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    Confederate Boat Burners on the Mississippi

    Southern Utah University Professor Laura June Davis talked about Confederate boat burners and naval guerrilla action on the lower Mississippi River during the last years of the Civil War. She…

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    Causes of the Civil War

    Paul Quigley examined the various reasons for the outbreak of the Civil War and showed artifacts from the period that represent some of the causes. Mr. Quigley is the editor of the book, The…

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    Jefferson Davis' Confederate Adversaries

    Virginia Tech Professor Paul Quigley talked about Jefferson Davis' political opponents in the South, including many governors who resented that he prioritized the Confederacy over the states.…

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    International Perspectives on the Civil War

    Historian Paul Quigley talked about international perspectives on the U.S. Civil War. He argued that the South’s separatist movement aligned with other European movements for independence…

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