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    Reconstruction in Tennessee

    Historians talked about the Reconstruction era and the various ways historians have viewed the period over time. They also spoke about Reconstruction in Tennessee, and how some citizens in the…

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    Interpreting the African-American Experience

    Historical interpreters Nicole Moore and Bill Radcliffe described what it would have been like to be a female slave and a member of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. They talked about some…

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    1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign

    Panelists talked about the significance of the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville, as well as the role of Confederate General John Bell Hood. They also spoke about the role of the U.S. Colored Troops during…

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    Patrick Cleburne at the Battle of Franklin

    Historian Damian Shiels talked about Confederate General Patrick Cleburne, an Irishman who fought for the South during the U.S. Civil War. General Celburne died in the fighting in Franklin, Tennessee,…

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    Civil War Chattanooga Campaign

    Authors and historians talked about the people, personalities, and progression of the Chattanooga Campaign in autumn of 1863 during the U.S. Civil War. In a series of battles in October and…

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    Civil War Battle of Shiloh

    Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The battle resulted in a Union victory over Confederate…