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  • Depictions of Violence at Antietam
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    Depictions of Violence at Antietam

    Historian Peter Carmichael talked about the various ways violence at the 1862 Battle of Antietam was depicted in photos, illustrations and letters. He describes the public reaction to…

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  • Clara Barton and the Battle of Antietam
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    Clara Barton and the Battle of Antietam

    Nursing historian Amelia Grabowski talked about Clara Barton’s experience as a field nurse at the 1862 Battle of Antietam. Ms. Grabowski argued that Barton learned valuable lessons that she…

    291 views
  • Confederate Monument Controversies
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    Confederate Monument Controversies

    American Civil War Museum CEO Christy Coleman looked at the controversies surrounding Confederate monuments. Her talk was a part of a Civil War conference hosted by the Shenandoah Valley…

    1,365 views
  • Origins of Fourteenth Amendment
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    Origins of Fourteenth Amendment

    Clemson University history professor Orville Vernon Burton talked about the origins of the 14th Amendment, and why it was essential and necessary to ratify after the South’s defeat in the…

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  • Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg
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    Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg

    Author Timothy Smith discussed his book, John Burns: "The Hero of Gettysburg", about a local civilian who, despite not being part of either army, decided to fight on the side of the Union…

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  • Union General Grant Crosses the James River in 1864
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    Union General Grant Crosses the James River in 1864

    Author Edward Alexander talked about Union General Grant’s 1864 maneuvers to cross the James River as part of the Petersburg-Richmond Campaign. He compared General Grant’s decisions to General…

    399 views
  • Battle of the Crater
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    Battle of the Crater

    Former Pamplin Historical Park director A. Wilson Greene talked about the 1864 Battle of the Crater at Petersburg, Virginia. Mr. Greene outlined Union operations leading up to the battle,…

    680 views
  • President Lincoln General McClellan and General Grant
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    President Lincoln, General McClellan and General Grant

    Arizona State University professor Brooks Simpson talks about President Abraham Lincoln and his relationship with two of his commanding generals, George McClellan and Ulysses S. Grant. His…

    869 views
  • Ulysses S Grants Memoirs
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    Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs

    A panel of scholars discusses the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Their conversation is part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College.

    886 views
  • Union General Ulysses S Grant and Espionage
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    Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Espionage

    Military historian William Feis talked about his book, Grant’s Secret Service: The Intelligence War from Belmont to Appomattox, in which he explores the ways Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant…

    572 views
  • Ulysses S Grant as Union Army GeneralinChief
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    Ulysses S. Grant as Union Army General-in-Chief

    Historian Chris Kolakowski talked about the events leading up to President Abraham Lincoln naming Ulysses S. Grant as general-in-chief of the Union Army in 1864 and how Grant’s command style differed…

    516 views
  • Military Rivals Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee
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    Military Rivals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

    Historians John Marszalek and Craig Symonds looked at the military rivalry between Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. They compared Grant and Lee’s childhoods, their…

    1,353 views
  • Civil War in the Fall of 1864
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    Civil War in the Fall of 1864

    Professor Charles Dusch talked about the political and military situation in both the North and the South during the fall of 1864. He described how the presidential election, military…

    1,424 views
  • Civil War and Emancipation Policy
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    Civil War and Emancipation Policy

    Professor Brian Taylor talked about the military strategy and political policy goals of emancipation during the Civil War. He spoke about how ending slavery became a major goal for the…

    755 views
  • Civil WarEra Women and Volunteerism
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    Civil War-Era Women and Volunteerism

    Professor Judith Giesberg talked about the ways northern middle-class women volunteered during the Civil War. She focused on Louisa May Alcott’s time as Civil War nurse chronicled in her…

    600 views
  • PostCivil War Lost Cause Myth
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    Post-Civil War Lost Cause Myth

    University of West Georgia Professor Keith Bohannon taught a class about what iss known as the “Lost Cause” myth, the term given to the post-Civil War arguments made by former Confederates…

    971 views
  • Civil Wars Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days Battles
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    Civil War's Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' Battles

    Professor Judkin Browning talked about the 1862 Civil War Peninsula Campaign and Seven Days' cattles. He reviewed Union General George McClellan’s failed attempt to take the Confederate…

    1,704 views
  • 1864 Civil War Overland Campaign
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    1864 Civil War Overland Campaign

    Sam Houston State University professor Brian Matthew Jordan taught a class about the Civil War’s Overland Campaign, which took place in Virginia in 1864 and pitted Union forces under Ulysses S.…

    970 views
  • Lincoln Antietam and Emancipation
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    Lincoln, Antietam and Emancipation

    Professor William Harris talked about Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War Battle of Antietam, and the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.

    830 views
  • Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops
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    Aid Societies for Civil War Union Troops

    Hillsdale College Professor David Raney taught a class about Civil War-era aid societies that supported Union troops. He highlighted the work of the U.S. Sanitary Commission and the U.S.…

    264 views
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