Civil War Series

Civil War Series
2:58 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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In part 21 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He penned a famous poem on Christmas Day in 1864 despite personal tragedy.

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Civil War Series
2:33 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

President Lincoln

President Lincoln
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In part 22 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles war-time President Abraham Lincoln.

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Civil War Series
2:32 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Phoebe Pember

Phoebe Pember
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In part 23 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles Phoebe Pember, the female nurse and administrator of Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond.

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Civil War Series
2:29 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

General Robert E. Lee

General Robert E Lee
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In part 24 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles General Robert E. Lee.

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Civil War Series
2:27 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Underlying Tragedy

South Carolina Plantation slaves
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In part 25 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson discusses the underlying tragedy of the Civil War.

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