Civil War Series

Civil War Series
2:26 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses

President Lincoln

In part 26 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that Abraham Lincoln’s two inaugural addresses were unforgettable, unlike those of many of his predecessors.

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Civil War Series
12:58 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Naval Battle

Revolving turret on the USS Monitor

In part 27 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson explains why a Sunday March 9, 1862 naval battle made every other navy on earth obsolete.

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Civil War Series
12:57 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Scorched Earth

General Philip Sheridan
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In part 28 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson examines the stormy career of Union General Phillip H. Sheridan and his scorched-earth campaign in the lower Shenandoah Valley.

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Civil War Series
12:55 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

The Affect on Music

Civil War Band
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In part 29 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson talks about the profound effect the Civil War had on our body of music.

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Civil War Series
12:54 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

General Hill

General Ambrose Hill
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In part 30 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles General Ambrose Powell (A.P.) Hill, who was in command of the Petersburg sector of the Confederate defenses, and relates the fateful events of the morning of Sunday, April 2, 1865.

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