Take Care of the Living

Jeffrey McClurken talked about his book, Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia, in which discusses the Civil war… read more

Jeffrey McClurken talked about his book, Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia, in which discusses the Civil war and the difficulties families faced once their loved ones returned. He spoke about the consequences of the war for over three thousand Confederate soldiers and their families in Virginia. Some were institutionalized whiles others were amputees from the war making work difficult and survival a challenge.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Fredericksburg, Virginia from August 12-16 to feature the history and literary life of the community. close

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Take Care of the Living

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Program ID:
314604-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2013 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2013 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 21, 2013 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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