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  • Historian Alston Fitts on the Battle of Selma
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    Historian Alston Fitts on the Battle of Selma

    Author and historian Alston Fitts talked about the Battle of Selma and the city’s role during the Civil War. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities…

    164 views
  • emThis Great Struggleem
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    This Great Struggle

    Steven Woodworth, author of This Great Struggle: America’s Civil War, talked about how the history of the Civil War can be shared so that readers find the topic more approachable and interesting.…

    173 views
  • emFive for Freedomem and emA Civil Life in an Uncivil Timeem
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    Five for Freedom and A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, Eugene Meyer and Paula Tarnapol Whitacre discussed lesser known stories of the Civil War.

    334 views
  • emRebel Yellem
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    Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

    1,060 views
  • emIn the Shadow of Statuesem
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    In the Shadow of Statues

    New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu weighed in on his decision to remove four Confederate statues from city grounds in 2017.

    587 views
  • emThe Thin Light of Freedomem
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    The Thin Light of Freedom

    Edward Ayers talked about his book The Thing Light of Freedom, in which he provided a history of the Civil War.

    587 views
  • Hulston Civil War Library Collection
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    Hulston Civil War Library Collection

    Librarian Jeff Patrick of the Hulston Civil War Library shared some of Wilson’s Creek National Historic Battlefield’s most notable pieces, including rare soldier art, a Civil War surgeon’s manual, and a…

    141 views
  • emWilsons Creekem
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    Wilson's Creek

    Bill Piston talked about his book Wilson’s Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It, in which he explores what drove the men of Kansas and Missouri to volunteer for the Civil War.…

    206 views
  • emThe Border Between Themem
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    The Border Between Them

    Jeremy Neely talked about his book, The Border Between Them: Violence and the Reconciliation on the Kansas-Missouri Line, about the violent exchanges between Kansans and Missourians before, during, and after…

    171 views
  • emThe Real Custerem
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    The Real Custer

    James Robbins talked about his book, The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero, in which he recounts the life and military career of General George Custer. In his book, the author…

    1,491 views
  • emBe Free or Dieem
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    Be Free or Die

    Cate Lineberry talked about her book Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero, in which she recalls the life of Robert Smalls, a former slave…

    763 views
  • emThe American Warem
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    The American War

    UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked about her book, The American War: A History of the Civil War Era. This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV’s College…

    1,220 views
  • emAmerican Ulyssesem
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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    526 views
  • emDont Hurry Me Down to Hadesem
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    Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades

    Susannah Ural talked about her book Don’t Hurry Me Down To Hades: Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War, in which she draws upon letters and diary entries to tell the story of the Civil War through…

    483 views
  • emWorth a Dozen Menem
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    Worth a Dozen Men

    Libra Hilde talked about her book, Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South, about the role played by Southern female nurses during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor.…

    621 views
  • Christopher Dickey on emOur Man in Charlestonem
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    Our Man in Charleston

    Christopher Dickey talked about his book Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War South, in which he recalls the role played by Robert Bunch, British consul assigned to…

    1,936 views
  • emTo Forge a Thunderboltem
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    To Forge a Thunderbolt

    Chris Fonvielle talked about his book, To Forge a Thunderbolt: Fort Anderson and the Battle for Wilmington, about the importance of Wilmington, North Carolina, during the Civil War and the role played by…

    552 views
  • Chandra Manning Discusses emTroubled Refugeem
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    Troubled Refuge

    Chandra Manning talked about her book Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War, in which she recalls the Union Army’s slave-refugee camps, which, according to the author, were…

    1,096 views
  • Peter Cozzens Discusses emThe Earth is Weepingem
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    The Earth Is Weeping

    Peter Cozzens talked about his book The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, in which he looks at the Indian Wars that marked America’s westward…

    1,158 views
  • emEngineering Victoryem
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    Engineering Victory

    Thomas Army talked about his book Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War, in which he looks at how technology affected the outcome of the Civil War.

    814 views
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