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  • Battle of Fort Stevens 155th Anniversary
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    Battle of Fort Stevens 155th Anniversary

    The Battle of Fort Stevens was fought in the northwest section of Washington, D.C., in July 1864, when Confederate forces under General Jubal Early probed the capital city’s defenses before…

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  • Arlington House Tour
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    Arlington House Tour

    National Park Service ranger Matthew Penrod led a tour of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, a 19th century mansion situated on the hill above President John F. Kennedy’s grave in…

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  • Discussion on US Colored Troops and Voting Rights
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    U.S. Colored Troops and Voting Rights

    Asa Gordon talked aboutthe role of the U.S. Colored Troops in establishing voting rights after the Civil War.

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  • Discussion on the Legacies of Appomattox
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    David Blight on the Legacies of Appomattox

    David Blight talked about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House…

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • Ceremony Marking the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek
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    Battle of Cedar Creek

    Belle Grove Plantation and the National Park Service hosted a commemorative ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek. The battle took place in Virginia’s…

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  • Discussion on the Battle of Cedar Creek
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    Civil War Battle of Cedar Creek

    Warren Perry talked about the Battle of Cedar Creek, which took place in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley in October 1864. The battle was fought between Confederates under General Jubal Early and…

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  • Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Anniversary
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    Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Anniversary

    Officials from the National Park Service and Washington, D.C., commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, and talked about the battles significance and contributions…

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  • Overland Campaign 150th Anniversary
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    Overland Campaign 150th Anniversary

    Historians and officials from the National Park Service commemorated the beginning of the Overland Campaign. The ceremony included keynote remarks by Civil War scholar James Robertson.The…

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  • Joshua Chamberlain at Gettysburg
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    Joshua Chamberlain at Gettysburg

    Thomas Desjardin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about the personal and professional successes and…

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  • General Lees Army
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    General Lee's Army

    Joseph Glatthaar spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how Confederate General Robert E. Lee kept…

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  • General George Meade at Williamsport
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    General George Meade at Williamsport

    Allen Guelzo spoke at an event honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. He talked about Union General George Meade’s decisions at Williamsport, Maryland, after the Army of the…

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  • Vermont Assault on Picketts Charge
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    Vermont Assault on Pickett's Charge

    Howard Coffin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General George Stannard’s Vermont Brigade, who…

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  • President Lincoln in Film and Fact
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    President Lincoln in Film and Fact

    Harold Holzer spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about his books: The Civil War in 50…

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  • Army of the Potomac in 1863
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    Army of the Potomac in 1863

    Ethan Rafuse spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General Joseph “Fighting…

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  • Generalship at Gettysburg
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    Generalship at Gettysburg

    Brooks Simpson spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how commanders on both sides drew upon their…

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  • General George Meade at Gettysburg
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    General George Meade at Gettysburg

    Kent Masterson Brown spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how and why the battle began west…

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  • Open Phones with Peter Carmichael
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    Open Phones with Peter Carmichael

    Peter Carmichael spoke about the the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago on July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil.*He also responded to…

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  • Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony
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    Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New Birth of Freedom” Commemorative Ceremony at Gettysburg…

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