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Civil War at 150: Perspective on Impact and Significance, Lecture Series – “How the Civil War Impacted Georgia, and How Georgia Impacted the Civil War”
February 12, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gainesville Campus, Nesbitt 3110
Civil War at 150: Perspective on Impact and Significance, Lecture Series
“How the Civil War Impacted Georgia, and How Georgia Impacted the Civil War”
Lecture by Dr. John Inscoe, Albert B. Saye Professor of History, University of Georgia
This lecture series is designed to mark the 150th Anniversary of the end of the US Civil War and to draw campus and community members into a dialogue about the impact and continuing significance of the Civil War.
John Inscoe is the author of Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina; Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South; and has edited or co-edited volumes on Georgia race relations, Appalachians and race in the 19th century, southern Unionists during the Civil War, and on Confederate nationalism and identity. He edited the Georgia Historical Quarterly and is currently the editor of the New Georgia Encyclopedia and Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Historical Association.
Program begins at 6:00pm. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. prior to each program.
There will be three events featuring different speakers scheduled monthly from February to April of 2015. Events are free and open to the public.
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