Paroling General Lee's Army After Appomattox

Caroline Janney is editor of the book, Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia. She talked about how the Union Army developed a… read more

Caroline Janney is editor of the book, Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia. She talked about how the Union Army developed a parole system for Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s troops after their surrender following the Battle of Appomattox Court House. She also detailed the stories of Confederate soldiers from across the South who surrendered in the wake of Appomattox. This talk was part of a day-long seminar co-hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, and Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. close

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  • David Coles Professor Longwood University->Department of History, Political Science, & Philosophy
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Paroling General Lee's Army After Appomattox

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Program ID:
457702-9
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Farmville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2019 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 28, 2019 | 3:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 30, 2019 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2019 | 4:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2019 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2019 | 3:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3