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    Ways and Means

    Author Roger Lowenstein talked about how Abraham Lincoln and his secretary of Treasury Salmon Chase worked together to manage the financial front during the Civil War, levying taxes and…

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    Loudoun County, Virginia, During the Civil War

    Local historians shared stories about Loudoun County, Virginia, during the Civil War. This program was part of a series sponsored by the Loudoun County Museum called “History on Tap.”

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    The Boy General, Francis Barlow

    Historian Joan Waugh talked about the early life, education, and military career of Francis Barlow, known as the Boy General. This program was part of Gettysburg College’s annual Civil War…

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    Robert E. Lee - A Life

    Allen Guelzo talked about Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s life from boyhood through the Civil War. The Atlanta History Center hosted this virtual program.

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    Lincoln & the Fight for Peace

    As the Civil War came to a close, President Abraham Lincoln was thinking beyond the carnage of war to peace. Author John Avlon talked about Lincoln the peacemaker and the plans he had for a…

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    Buying and Selling the Civil War

    Editors of “Buying and Selling Civil War Memory in Gilded Age America” explored the ways advertisers and others used Civil War imagery to sell items after the war. This program was part of…

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    Rites of Retaliation

    Historian Lorien Foote talked about how both sides during the Civil War accused the other of being uncivilized and employing retaliatory tactics. This virtual program was sponsored by the…

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    The Black Civil War Soldier

    New York University photography Professor Deborah Willis looked at the lives of Black Civil War soldiers through a collection of portraits. This was a virtual event hosted by the Free…

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    No Common Ground

    University of North Carolina, Charlotte history Professor Karen Cox discussed her book, No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice. She recounted the…

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    President Biden Signs Juneteenth Federal Holiday Bill

    President Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making it now the 11th annual federal holiday and the first one established since the creation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983. Juneteenth,…

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    After Words with Barbara Walter

    How do civil wars start and could one happen again in the U.S.? Barbara Walter examined the warning signs that often precede civil wars and discussed what can be done to stop them. She was…

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    On Juneteenth

    On June 19, 1865, Union Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of legalized slavery in Texas. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed explained the significance of Juneteenth…

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    Civil War Legacy in the South

    University of Alabama professor Lesley Gordon taught a class about the end of Reconstruction, the removal of Union troops from the South, and the Compromise of 1877.

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    Civil War Naval Leadership

    U. S. Naval Academy professor emeritus Craig Symonds talked about Civil War naval leadership, which included Union Admiral David Farragut, who he compared to World War II Admiral Chester…

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    The Civil War in Virginia

    Texas Christian University professor Steven Woodworth taught a class about life on the home front and battles fought in Virginia during the Civil War. He focused on the 1864 Overland…

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    Civil War News and Correspondence

    Historians addressed ways the American public coped with the Civil War - by seeking information, writing letters and sharing memories. This event was hosted by the Virginia Center for Civil…

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    1862, Beyond the Civil War

    Historians discussed the year 1862, examining the state of native nations, public lands, black education, and West coast immigration. This program was part of the Organization of American…

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    Civil War Manpower and Horsepower

    Historians discussed soldier recruitment, forced labor and the use of horses and mules during the Civil War. The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies hosted this program.

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    The Failed Promise

    Robert Levine talked about the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War and the lives of Frederick Douglass and President Andrew Johnson. This virtual program was hosted by the National…

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    Union General Meade at Gettysburg

    Kent Masterson Brown talked about his book, Meade at Gettysburg: A Study in Command, which examines the leadership of Union General George G. Meade during the July 1863 battle. The…

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