Here’s sociologist James Loewen, an expert on race relations, speaking about confederate monuments and memorials at the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 symposium at the Library of Virginia. I wasn’t too impressed with this presentation. I thought it was a bit rambling, and he stayed off the topic for too long. The video’s description reads, […]

This was the culminating discussion at the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 symposium on confederate monuments and memorials held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, VA. All the speakers participated in the panel. This is a pretty good discussion. The video’s description reads, “Historians discussed the future of Civil War monuments and responded to […]

Here’s Ervin Jordan speaking at the 2017 American Civil War Museum Symposium at the Library of Virginia on the controversy surrounding monuments to Robert E. Lee. The video’s description reads, “Ervin Jordan, author of Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia talked about the controversies over the monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, of Confederate General […]

Here’s Timothy Sedore of Bronx Community College giving a presentation at the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 Symposium held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, VA. The presentation gives the context of Civil War monuments and memorials. The video’s description reads, “Timothy Sedore, author of An Illustrated Guide to Virginia’s Civil War Monuments and […]

This is Professor Thomas Brown of the University of South Carolina speaking at the 2017 American Civil War Museum’s Symposium. This was held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, VA. The video’s description reads, “Thomas Brown talked about the history of monuments to the common soldier. He is the author of The Public Art […]

Here’s Christy Coleman, the co-CEO of the American Civil War Museum, speaking at the Museum’s 2017 Conference, held February 25, 2017 at the Library of Virginia on the controversy surrounding confederate monuments. This was the opening presentation of the day-long conference. The video’s description reads, “Christy Coleman talked about the controversies over Civil War monuments […]

This was the last day of this year’s CWI conference. We started with our Gettysburg tours. I took the tour following Schimmelfennig’s Brigade of the 11th Corps, led by Supervisory Ranger Chris Gwinn, Chief of Interpretation at the Gettysburg National Battlefield Park. It was an outstanding tour, loaded with terrific information. Chris did a great […]