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  • Soldier Remains at Manassas
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    Soldier Remains at Manassas

    Brandon Bies is the superintendent of Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. He talked about the recent discovery and excavation of the remains of two Union soldiers and several…

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  • Paroling General Lees Army After Appomattox
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    Paroling General Lee's Army After Appomattox

    Caroline Janney is editor of the book, Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia. She talked about how the Union Army developed a parole system for Confederate General Robert E.…

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  • Recovering the USS Cairo
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    Recovering the USS Cairo

    In 1956, while working as a historian at Vicksburg National Military Park, Edwin Bearss set out to recover and preserve the USS Cairo, a Union warship sunk in 1862 during the Civil War. Mr.…

    745 views
  • Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office
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    Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

    Jake Wynn is the director of interpretation at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum in Washington, D.C. He talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War…

    188 views
  • USS Monitors Wartime Service Sinking and Recovery
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    USS Monitor's Wartime Service, Sinking, and Recovery

    John Quarstein is director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center and author of “The Monitor Boys: The Crew of the Union’s First Ironclad.” He discussed the Monitor’s famous battle against the…

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  • Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office
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    Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

    Jake Wynn talked about the life of Clara Barton, whose work as a field nurse during the Civil War earned her the nickname “Angel of the Battlefield.” Mr. Wynn also discussed Barton’s…

    226 views
  • Leadership of Confederate Colonel John S Mosby
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    Leadership of Confederate Colonel John S. Mosby

    Eric Buckland talked about the leadership qualities and military exploits of Confederate Colonel John S. Mosby. After serving under Confederate cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart early in the…

    1,215 views
  • Ulysses S Grant Robert E Lee and Leadership
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    Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and Leadership

    William “Jack” Davis compared the upbringings and leadership skills of Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. This talk was part of a day-long seminar on…

    1,388 views
  • Human Side of Civil War Leadership
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    Human Side of Civil War Leadership

    Ralph Peters talked about the human side of several Civil War leaders, such as Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Union General Francis Barlow. He spoke about…

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  • Discussion on the Confederados
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    Confederados

    Professor Casey Clabough talked about Confederados, the descendents of Confederate Americans who immigrated to Brazil following the U.S. Civil War. “Confederados” was a session of the 16th…

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  • Discussion on Forgotten Surrenders of the Civil War
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    Forgotten Surrenders of the Civil War

    Robert Dunkerly talked about forgotten surrenders of the Civil War. “The Forgotten Surrenders: Alabama, the Trans-Mississippi, and Indian Territory” was a session of the 16th annual…

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  • Discussion on Civil War Closing Operations in North Carolina
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    Civil War Closing Operations in North Carolina

    Historian Mark Bradley talked about the end of the U.S. Civil War and the closing operations that took place in North Carolina. “Fort Fisher to the Bennett Place: Closing Operations in North…

    938 views
  • Discussion on the Appomattox Campaign
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    Appomattox Campaign

    Chris Calkins talked about the military maneuvers of the Union and Confederate armies that brought them to Appomattox following the fall of Petersburg and Richmond. “The Appomattox Campaign: Nine…

    699 views
  • Discussion on Legacies of the Civil War
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    Legacies of the Civil War

    Historian John Hennessy talked about the legacies of the U.S. Civil War. “Freedom, the Civil War and its Legacies” was a session of the 16th annual Longwood University Civil War Seminar.…

    1,461 views
  • Discussion on General Robert E Lees Surrender at Appomattox
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    Legacies of Appomattox

    Professor Elizabeth Varon talked about the legacy of the Appomattox Campaign and Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender. “Legacies of Appomattox: Lee’s Surrender in History and…

    809 views
  • Discussion on the Battles of Appomattox
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    Surrender at Appomattox

    Ron Wilson talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865. “Surrender at Appomattox” was a session of the 16th annual Longwood…

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  • Discussion on the Battle of Sailors Creek
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    Battles of Appomattox

    Patrick Schroeder talked about the April 1865 battles of the Appomattox Campaign during the U.S. Civil War. “The Battles of Appomattox: Final Fury and the Last to Die” was a session of the…

    765 views
  • Battles of Sailors Creek
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    Battles of Sailor's Creek

    Chris Calkins spoke about the Battles of Sailor’s Creek, which took place in April 1865 near Farmville, Virginia. “Black Thursday: The Battles of Sailor’s Creek, April 6, 1865” was a…

    755 views
  • Discussion on Richmond Virginia in 1865
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    Richmond in 1865

    Michael Gorman talked about Richmond, Virginia, in 1865 and what historians could learn from photographs from the period. “Photo Forensics: Richmond, 1865” was a session of the 16th annual…

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  • Discussion on the Fall of Petersburg
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    Fall of Petersburg

    Tracy Chernault talked about the long standoff between the armies of Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant in the entrenchments outside of Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864 and the final battles in…

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