A Contest Not Yet Closed: The Prospects for Reconstruction in 1865

Lecture Description

This presentation explores the prospects for reconstructing the Union after the Civil War. In surveying various approaches to the problem of national reunification, it explores a question increasingly of concern to historians: did the war actually end in April of 1865?

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Civil War and Reconstruction

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