Civil War Conversations: Did Jefferson Davis Commit Treason?

Civil War Conversations: Did Jefferson Davis Commit Treason?

Location: 

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.

Cost: 

$10; $5 for Museum Members

Program Date: 

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

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