The Civil War

Black Prisoners of War in the Confederacy

Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, discussed her research on black prisoners of war… read more

Caroline Wood Newhall, a postdoctoral fellow at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, discussed her research on black prisoners of war in the Confederacy. She talked about the misconception that all captured African American troops were executed and described how many were instead enslaved, including those born free in the North. The Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech hosted this online talk and provided the video. close

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  • Paul Quigley Director Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.->Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
  • Caroline Wood Newhall Postdoctoral Fellow Virginia Center for Civil War Studies

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Black Prisoners of War in the Confederacy

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Program ID:
476702-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2020 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 25, 2020 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2020 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2020 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 25, 2020 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3