Civil War Series

Civil War Series
2:03 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Vice-President of the Confederacy

Vice-President Stephens

In part 81 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the life and career of the Vice-President of the Confederate States, Alexander H. Stephens.

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Civil War Series
2:02 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Richmond 1865

Illustration of the fall of Richmond, Virginia
Credit www.flickr.com

In part 82 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the destruction and chaos that occurred in Richmond, Virginia on April 2, 1865.

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Civil War Series
2:00 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Fraternization

Soldiers pose for a photo
Credit www.archives.gov

In part 83 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the large-scale fraternization that occurred amongst Billy Yanks and Johnny Rebs between military actions.

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Civil War Series
1:57 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Drinking in camp

Drinking in camp
Credit www.nps.gov

In part 84 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the heavy drinking that occurred in both the Northern and Southern camps.

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Civil War Series
1:55 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

General Hood

Lt. General John B. Hood

In part 85 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us why no figure better personifies the Peter Principle than Confederate General John B. Hood.

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