Civil War Series

Civil War Series
4:41 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Regular Soldiers

Civil War soldiers
Credit blog.defgrip.net

In part 10 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson provides proof that Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks came in every size and shape and every background.

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Civil War Series
4:40 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg Address

In part 11 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson provides the story behind that famous speech President Lincoln gave in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863

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Civil War Series
4:38 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Pickett's Charge

Artwork of Pickett's Charge
Credit www.1st-art-gallery.com

In part 12 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson relates the story of two old friends, Lewis Armistead and Winfield Hancock, who crossed paths during the July 3, 1863 battle known as Pickett’s Charge. They were on opposing sides of the conflict.

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Civil War Series
4:35 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Danville's Darkest Days

Danville
Credit danvillevthistorical.org

In part 13 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us about one of Danville, Virginia’s darkest hours during the Civil War.

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Civil War Series
4:33 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Battle of Fredericksburg

Battle of Fredericksburg

In part 14 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the horrible battle at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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