Mar 182016
 

Authors James Robertson, Jr. (After the Civil War), Mark Tooley (The Peace That Almost Was), and Joseph Wheelan (Their Last Full Measure) discuss their histories.

The authors spoke at the Charlottesville City Council Chambers on March 18, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. The program was moderated by Charlottesville-based historian and author Rick Britton. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and Charlottesville TV10 for providing this audio.

Mar 172016
 

Historians Will Kurtz (Excommunicated from the Union), James Robertson (A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary), and Brent Tarter (Daydreams and Nightmares) discuss their Civil War histories, which closely examine the war’s impact on tolerance for religious minorities, the daily life of a Confederate War Department clerk, and the impact of secession on a Virginia family.

The three spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 17, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.