Graves and Monuments of the Civil War Kirk Savage talked about the recovery, identification, and commemoration of those who died in the Civil War. An unprecedented number of… read more

Graves and Monuments of the Civil War Kirk Savage talked about the recovery, identification, and commemoration of those who died in the Civil War. An unprecedented number of American soldiers were killed in battle during the Civil War, and the conventional practices of body recovery, identification, and burial could not keep up with the growing number of soldiers. Professor Savage spoke about the practices adopted at the time to identify the fallen soldiers, and the types burials given to those who lost their lives in battle. close

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Graves and Monuments of the Civil War

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Program ID:
328884-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 2015 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2015 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 12, 2015 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2015 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2015 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
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