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ACWM Appomattox

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159 Horseshoe Rd
Appomattox, VA 24522 United States

June 2022

Book Talk with Ernest A. Dollar, Jr.: Hearts Torn Asunder: Trauma in the Civil War’s Final Campaign in North Carolina

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ACWM Appomattox, 159 Horseshoe Rd
Appomattox, VA 24522 United States

This war’s final campaign in North Carolina began on April 10, 1865, a day after Appomattox. More than 120,000 Union and Confederate soldiers were still in the field. Thousands of paroled Rebels added to the chaos by streaming into the state from Virginia. Grief-stricken civilians struggling to survive in a collapsing world were caught in the middle. Discover the psychological experience of these soldiers and civilians during the chaotic closing weeks of the war.  Durham, North Carolina native Ernest A. Dollar Jr. graduated…

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