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Civil War Lecture Series – 2022

Our Civil War Lecture Series is now in its 12th season! We will still be meeting virtually this year due to the construction at the G.A.R. Hall.

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2022 Speaker Schedule

  • 4/28: After Appomattox: The Significance of Reconstruction for Understanding the Meaning of the Civil War, presented by William D. Carrigan, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 5/26: Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory, presented by Anne Sarah Rubin, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 6/30: Dreams of War & Peace - The Remarkable Night Life of Civil War Americans, presented by Jonathan W. White, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer
  • 7/28: The Appomattox Surrender Terms: What They Said and Didn't Say, presented by E. Curt Fields
  • 8/25: George E. Pickett in Life & Legend, presented by Lesley Gordon, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer. Register here
  • 9/22: Seceding from Secession: The Civil War, Politics, and Creation of West Virginia, presented by Eric Wittenberg
  • 10/27: Chamberlain at Round Top: How Historians Work, presented by Patrick Rael, an OAH Distinguished Lecturer

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ADA addition to the G.A.R. Hall!