Confederate General Richard Taylor's Memoir

Professor Stephen Cushman talked about Confederate General Richard Taylor’s 1879 memoir, Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War. Professor… read more

Confederate General Richard Taylor's Memoir Professor Stephen Cushman talked about Confederate General Richard Taylor’s 1879 memoir, Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War. Professor Cushman focused on a particular section of the book about the Shenandoah Valley and discussed Taylor’s writing choices as well as his thoughts on Union General Philip Sheridan’s “scorched earth” tactics during his 1864 campaign in the valley. Gary Gallagher provided introductory remarks.

This talk was part of a conference hosted by the University of Virginia’s Nau Center for Civil War History. close

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Confederate General Richard Taylor's Memoir

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Program ID:
425712-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 06, 2017 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 06, 2017 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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