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Rites of Retaliation–Livestream with Lorien Foote
May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
How the Civil War attempted to stay civilized
Director of Education John Lustrea will talk with author Lorien Foote about her book Rites of Retaliation: Civilization, Soldiers, and Campaigns in the American Civil War. The book sheds light on the attempts from both sides to conduct “civilized warfare” and how that definition changed throughout the Civil War.
Lorien Foote is Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of History at Texas A&M University, and author of The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy.
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