Category Conferences

General George Pickett

Here’s Professor Lesley J. Gordon of the University of Akron giving an excellent presentation on the confederate general George Pickett. This was given at this past summer’s symposium at Pamplin Park which featured a slate of all women historians. The video’s description reads, “Author Lesley Gordon talks about her book, General George E. Pickett in Life and […]

Sherman’s March and American Memory

Here’s Professor Anne Sarah Rubin of the University of Maryland Baltimore County talking about William T. Sherman’s March to the Sea and how it has been remembered. This excellent presentation was part of this past summer’s symposium at Pamplin Park which featured a slate of all women historians. The video’s description reads, “Author Anne Sarah […]

Grand Army of the Republic Veterans and Integration

Here’s Professor Barbara Gannon speaking about the Union veterans group, the Grand Army of the Republic, after the Civil War and how they remembered the war. This is another presentation from this past summer’s symposium at Pamplin Park featuring a group of all women historians. The video’s description reads, “Author Barbara Gannon talks about her book, The […]

Women and African Americans at Gettysburg

Here’s Professor Margaret Creighton of Bates College talking about women and African Americans at Gettysburg. This is a pretty good presentation based on her 2005 book, The Colors of Courage. This was another presentation from this past summer’s symposium at Pamplin Park that featured all women historians. The video’s description reads, “Author Margaret Creighton talked about women […]

Women During the Civil War

Here’s Professor Catherine Clinton of the University of Texas at San Antonio giving a typically excellent presentation on women in the Civil War. This was part of a symposium featuring all women historians at Pamplin Park this past summer. The video’s description reads, “Historian Catherine Clinton talked about the wide range of roles women took […]

Myths About the Battle of Antietam

Here’s Dennis Frye, recently retired from being the Chief Historian at Harpers Ferry, giving a great presentation on the myths surrounding the Battle of Antietam in front of the Mosby Heritage Area Association. The video’s description reads, “Author Dennis Frye talked about his book, Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination. He described his research approach and gave […]

Soldiers’ Views of the Battle of Antietam

Here’s Keith Snyder of the National Park Service giving a presentation to the Mosby Heritage Area Association based on soldier letters on the soldier’s perspective of the Battle of Antietam. The video’s description reads, “Keith Snyder from the Antietam National Battlefield shared personal accounts of soldiers who fought in the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Through […]