Appomattox

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

After his 1865 capture, the United States charged former Confederate president Jefferson Davis with treason. Discover the interactions of the government and defense lawyers who worked on both sides of the Davis case, why the case never went to trial, and how it tested the legality of secession.

With Cynthia Nicoletti, University of Virginia School of Law.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Explore African American education after the Civil War, including Freedmen Schools, initial state-funded public schools, early historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and the failed Blair Education Bill of 1890. 

With Hilary Green, University of Alabama.

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