Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee

Professor William Davis talked about Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee, and the roles they assumed into and through the Civil War. He… read more

Professor William Davis talked about Confederate President Jefferson Davis and General Robert E. Lee, and the roles they assumed into and through the Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee: Reluctant Traitors,” was a dinner address at the 16th annual Lincoln Forum Symposium, held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Lincoln and the Home Front: The Civil War Comes to Washington” was the second year of a five-year focus on the Civil War sesquicentennial. close

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  • William "Jack" C. Davis Program Director Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.->Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
  • Frank J. Williams Co-Founder and Chair Lincoln Forum (Abraham Lincoln Studies Group)

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Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee

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Program ID:
302801-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 2011 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 10, 2011 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 10, 2011 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2011 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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