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  • Presidents Lincoln and Davis at Home
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    Presidents Lincoln and Davis at Home

    William Seale, an independent scholar specializing in writing about and in the restoration of historic American buildings, compared the two White Houses in the nation between 1861 and 1865. He talked…

  • PreCivil War Virginia Showdowns
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    Pre-Civil War Virginia Showdowns

    William Freehling talked about two pivotal showdowns in Virginia, the most populous slave state in the south prior to the Civil War: the 1832 General Assembly debate over abolishing slavery that occurred in the…