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1861: The Civil War Awakening By Adam Goodheart
With his new book, 1861: The Civil War Awakening, Adam Goodheart revisits the most turbulent and consequential year in American history. In the hands...
A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Fire in the Wilderness: The First Battle Between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
On August 19, 2021, historian John Reeves discussed the Battle of the Wilderness, the first clash between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.
A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter
On December 4, 2014, at noon, Graham Dozier delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry"
A Ninety Day War?
“A Perfect Hell of Blood”: The Battle of the Crater
On August 23, 2018, A. Wilson Greene delivered a banner lecture, “‘A Perfect Hell of Blood’: The Battle of the Crater.”
Although the Petersburg...
Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People
On February 28, 2019, Elizabeth L. O’Leary delivered the Banner Lecture, “Across Time: Robinson House, Its Land and People.”
What is that building...
Aftermath (An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia)
An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia
An Artist's Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes
An Eyewitness Account of Stonewall Jackson's Wounding
Battle of the Ironclads
This video describes the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack. On March 8, 1862, the world's first ironclad ship, CSS Virginia, destroyed two...
Camp Greble: A Union encampment near Norfolk, Virginia
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington
On May 12 at noon, Cokie Roberts delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington By Cokie Roberts."...
Civil War in Virginia
This video discusses the Civil War in Virginia. The video focuses on some of the major battles, generals, and themes of the Civil War in Virginia....
Civil War in Virginia Published & Primary Sources
Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas
On September 13, 2012, Arthur T. Downey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas."
Civil War Medicine
Staggering numbers of sick and wounded soldiers placed unprecedented demands on the practice of medicine on both sides during the Civil War. This...
Confederate Alamo: Bloodbath at Petersburg’s Fort Gregg on April 2, 1865
On April 1 at noon, John J. Fox III, delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Confederate Alamo: Bloodbath at Petersburg’s Fort Gregg on April 2, 1865."...