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Presentations From the 2014 Emerging Civil War Symposium-Meg Thompson

As we gear up for this years Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge, we wanted to share¬†this presentation from last years ECW Symposium. As you may recall, we were honored to have C-SPAN cover our first major symposium. Below¬†is … Continue reading

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Long Abraham Lincoln a Little Longer: Soldier Voting in the Election of 1864

With the fall midterm state elections upon us once again, I thought perhaps we should look back at some of the things that made the elections of 1864 so important a part of the eventual Union victory in 1865. ECW … Continue reading

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