Causes Won and Lost

The End of the Civil War
December, 2015
Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War

The capstone event in the Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission’s Signature Conference series brought together leading historians to discuss the Civil War’s dramatic closing scenes, its turbulent aftermath, and its long-term legacy in American life. This publication contains discussions from a conference hosted at UVA last spring about the end of the U.S. Civil War.

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