America at the End of the Civil War
Join Texas A&M history professor Lorien Foote, PhD, for a discussion on "America at the End of the Civil War." The talk will consider the long road to recovery for Civil War prisoners. For both Yankees and Rebels, recovering prisoners of war was an extended and uneven process.
Foote is the author of The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Manhood, Honor, and Violence in the Union Army (2010), which was a finalist and honorable mention for the 2011 Lincoln Prize, and Seeking the One Great Remedy: Francis George Shaw and Nineteenth-Century Reform (2003).
She is the creator and principal investigator of with the Center for Virtual History at the University of Georgia for a project mapping the movement of 3,000 Federal prisoners of war who escaped from the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
This event is part of the McConnell Center's three-part lecture series on "America at the End of War."
Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208