Sesquicentennial celebrated

Civil War reaches 150 year anniversary as preparations take place for events During this time 150 years ago, the United States was fighting in the bloodiest battle this country has ever seen. Now, the National Civil War Chaplains Museum (NCWCM) is hosting numerous events to commemorate the anniversary of the …

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Civil War commemorated

FREEDOM — Attendees learned about how the Civil War changed society. Photo credit: Marybeth Dinges

Liberty holds seminar to emphasize the importance of remembering American history Liberty University held the 18th Annual Civil War Seminar April 4-5, featuring prominent speakers such as the “nation’s leading authority on America’s Civil War” Dr. James “Bud” Robertson, according to the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History website. …

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Remembering the Civil War

fight for freedom — Speaker Dr. James Robertson will give a speech entitled “How the Civil War Still Lives.” Photo provided

The History Department will host the 18th annual seminar April 4-5 in DeMoss Hall Liberty University’s History Department will be hosting a Civil War seminar April 4 and 5 with keynote speaker Dr. James Robertson. This is the 18th year that Liberty has had a Civil War seminar, according to …

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Civil War revisited

SEMINAR — “Breechloaders and Greencoats,” courtesy or Gallon Historical Art. Photo provided

Liberty University plans to welcome students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community to its 17th annual Civil War Seminar, “1863 — The Conflagration Continues,” as part of the celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. According to its Web page, the event will begin with a kickoff banquet …

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In memory of the Civil War

Music — The 97th Regimental String Band performs in DeMoss Hall. Photo credit: Kyle Milligan

Spectators took a step back in time Thursday, March 21 as they listened to Civil War songs performed by the 97th Regimental String Band in DeMoss Hall 1113. As 7 p.m. rolled around, seats were packed with grandparents, parents and students coming to get a glimpse of the history. According …

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Sixteenth annual seminar honors Civil War anniversary

Two American flags proudly backdrop the Liberty School of Law Supreme Court room where Lynchburg residents joined Friday, Sept. 28 to kick off the 16th annual Civil War Seminar. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Liberty began the weekend-long event with a banquet, followed by presentations …

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Civil War film festival coming in Fall

Students will soon have their chance to bring a part of Civil War history back to life. In conjunction with the Civil War Seminar scheduled for Sept. 28-29 in the fall of 2012, a Civil War film festival will also be a part of the event. Students are encouraged to …

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Civil War Chaplains: The Untold Stories

SPIRITUALLY FOCUSED— Civil War chaplains had many duties during wartime, including nurses to the physically wounded and counselors to the emotionally wounded.

With the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War approaching, Lynchburg’s National Civil War Chaplains Museum is planning to commemorate the bloodiest war the nation has ever seen in a series of events within the next four years.

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