Love and Duty Livestream with Dr. Angela Elder
April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Explore stories of Confederate widows and the Confederacy
Director of Education John Lustrea will talk with author Dr. Angela Elder about her forthcoming book Love and Duty. Elder will relate stories of Confederate widows and how their losses changed their relationship to the Confederacy after the Civil War ended.
Dr. Angela Esco Elder is an Assistant Professor of History at Converse University. After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Ph.D in History, she became the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies postdoctoral fellow at Virginia Tech. Her dissertation, which explored the experience of Confederate widowhood, won the Southern Historical Association’s C. Vann Woodward Dissertation Prize and St. George Tucker Society’s Melvin E. Bradford Dissertation Prize in 2017.
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