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History Offers Hope – A Conversation with Dr. James Broomall
April 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT| FREE
COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
On Tuesday April 21, join us at 7:00 PM for a Facebook Live conversation with Dr. James Broomall, director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
In this evening conversation, David Price, Executive Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Broomall will discuss the history field in this crucial time, how we can find hope in history, and chat about Broomall’s new book “Private Confederacies.”
Dr. James J. Broomall is an associate professor of history at Shepherd University and the director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War. He co-edited with William A. Link, Rethinking American Emancipation: Legacies of Slavery and the Quest for Black Freedom (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and is the author of Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers (University of North Carolina Press, 2019).
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