Civil War Series

Civil War Series
4:32 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Man Who Made Santa Claus

Thomas Nast's Santa Claus
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In part 15 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us about the man who made Santa Claus.

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Civil War Series
3:06 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Role of Religion

Makeshift church
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In part 16 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the role of religion during the Civil War. 

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Civil War Series
3:04 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Different Constitutions

Constitution
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In part 17 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses how the Confederate States and the Union States differed constitutionally. The answer, he says, is the foundation for the Civil War itself.

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Civil War Series
3:03 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

General Stonewall Jackson

General Stonewall Jackson
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In part 18 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles General Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson.

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Civil War Series
3:01 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Winter Woes

War Wagon in snow

In part 19 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson describes the harshness of winter for the Civil War soldier and the steps they took to combat it.

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