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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Lesley J. Gordon

Lesley J. GordonLesley J. Gordon holds the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at the University of Alabama. A former editor of Civil War History, she is the author of General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend (1998) and A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War (2014) and a coeditor of Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas (2005) and This Terrible War: The Civil War and its Aftermath (3rd edition, 2014). She is currently at work on a book manuscript entitled "Battlefield Cowardice: Violence and Memory in the American Civil War."

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“Intimate Strategies: Civil War Military Commanders and Their Wives”

This lecture was sponsored by the Michael J. Colligan History Project at Miami University Hamilton. Recorded by Michael Bisson, Computer and Information Technology Services, in March 2011.


“Intimate Strategies: Civil War Military Commanders and Their Wives”

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