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Season 7 Shows

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701
Race and Radicalism in the Union Army

Mark A.  Lause September 3, 2010

Mark A. Lause, author of 'Race and Radicalism in the Union Army' joins Gerry for the Season 7 Premiere. Among the topics discussed are American Indians fighting for the Union.


702
Undaunted Heart - a True Love Story During the Civil War

Suzy  Barile September 10, 2010

Suzy Barile, author or 'Undaunted Heart The True Story of a Southern Belle & a Yankee General.'

From the publisher of the book, 'In Undaunted Heart: The True Story of a Southern Belle & a Yankee General, author Suzy Barile, a great-great-granddaughter of Ella Swain and Smith Atkins, tells their story, separating facts from the elaborate embellishments the famous courtship and marriage have taken on over the generations. Interwoven throughout Undaunted Heart are excerpts from Ella's never-before-published letters to her parents that reveal a loving marriage that transcended differences and scandal. '


703
War No More: Realism in Civil War Literature

Cynthia  Wachtell September 17, 2010

Cynthia Wachtell, author of 'War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861-1914.'


704
The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The 'Great Truth' about the 'Lost Cause'

James W.  Loewen October 1, 2010

James W. Loewen, author of 'The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The 'Great Truth' about the 'Lost Cause''


705
Reluctant Rebels

Kenneth W.  Noe October 8, 2010

Dr. Kenneth W. Noe, author of 'Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861'


706
Chickamauga National Park

James  Ogden October 22, 2010

James Ogden, chief historian at Chickamauga National Park, joins Gerry today.


707
John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War Memory

Brian Craig  Miller October 29, 2010

Brian Craig Miller, author of 'John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War Memory.'


708
The Radical and the Republican

James  Oakes November 5, 2010

James Oakes, author of 'The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics.'


709
A Portrait of Robert E. Lee

Elizabeth Brown  Prior December 3, 2010

Elizabeth Brown Prior, author of "Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters."


710
Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War

Marc  Egnal January 7, 2011

Marc Egnal, author of "Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War." Visit the Author's Website for additional information.



711
The Civil War Institute

Peter  Carmichael January 14, 2011

Peter Carmichael is the Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. Amongst other topics, Gerry and Peter discuss the role of the Institute in High School and Undergraduate education.


712
Abraham Lincoln Museum at Lincoln Memorial University.

Thomas  Mackie January 28, 2011

Thomas Mackie, Director of the Abraham Lincoln Museum at Lincoln Memorial University.


713
U.S. Grant Papers

John  Marszalek February 4, 2011

John Marszalek, Director of U.S. Grant Papers, biographer of Sherman & Halleck joins Gerry to update us on the status of the Grant Papers and other projects.


714
The Abraham Lincoln Bookshop

Dan  Weinberg February 11, 2011

Dan Weinberg, Proprietor of The Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, IL.


715
Piracy and Desertion

Mark A.  Weitz February 18, 2011

Mark A. Weitz, author of "More Damning than Slaughter: Desertion in the Confederate Army" and "The Confederacy On Trial: The Piracy And Sequestration Cases Of 1861," joins Gerry for CWTR's 200th show.


716
Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in Civil War Missouri

Dennis  Boman February 25, 2011

Dennis Boman, author of "Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in Civil War Missouri: Balancing Freedom and Security."


717
Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War

Mark  Geiger March 4, 2011

Mark Geiger, author of "Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865."


718
Flames Beyond Gettysburg

Scott  Mingus March 18, 2011

Scott Mingus, author of "Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The Confederate Expedition to the Susquehanna River, June 1863."


719
Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War

Steven R.  Boyd March 25, 2011

Steven R. Boyd, author of, "Patriotic Envelopes of the Civil War: The Iconography of Union and Confederate Covers."


720
The Reconstruction of Mark Twain

Joe B.  Fulton April 1, 2011

Joe B. Fulton, author of, "The Reconstruction of Mark Twain: How a Confederate Bushwhacker Became the Lincoln of Our Literature."


721
Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina

Judkin  Browning April 8, 2011

Judkin Browning, author of, "Shifting Loyalties: The Union Occupation of Eastern North Carolina."


722
The NY Times Civil War Sesquicentennial Blog

Jamie  Malanowski April 15, 2011

Jamie Malanowski, of the NY Times "Opinionator," a CW sesquicentennial blog.


723
Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln's Opponents in the North

Jennifer  Weber April 29, 2011

Jennifer Weber, author of "Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln's Opponents in the North."


724
Counting the Civil War Dead

Josh  Howard May 13, 2011

Josh Howard, Research Historian for the Office of Archives and History, part of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, talks with Gery to discuss his current project of counting the dead of North Carolinian's who fought in the Civil War. The research will be used to provide statistics for an upcoming "North Carolina Civil War Atlas."


725
The Diary of a Public Man

Daniel W.  Crofts May 20, 2011

Daniel W. Crofts, author of "A Secession Crisis Enigma: William Henry Hurlbert and 'The Diary of a Public Man'"
(for a consolidated 5 part original article from The North American Review in 1879 - The Diary of a Public Man)


726
Custer Victorious

Gregory  Urwin June 3, 2011

Gregory Urwin, who raised a company of volunteers to portray Union soldiers for the movie "Glory" and author of "Custer Victorious" on George Custer's Civil War career.


727
The Good Men Who Won the War: Army of the Cumberland Veterans and Emancipation Memory

Robert  Hunt June 10, 2011

Robert Hunt, author of "The Good Men Who Won the War: Army of the Cumberland Veterans and Emancipation Memory."


728
The Lives of Union and Confederate Veterans

James  Marten June 17, 2011

James Marten, author of "Sing Not War: The Lives of Union and Confederate Veterans in Gilded Age America."


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