- Starting: Oct 20, 2018
- Times: 1-2 PM
- Venue: The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Circle
at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, PA 17103
- Phone: (717) 260-1861
- Visit Website
Ruined Hopes and Broken Pride: Confederate Veterans and Their Worlds” with Dr. David C. Willard @ The National Civil War Museum
David C. Williard is a historian of the United States. He specializes in the transformative effects of war on the meaning of citizenship, with a particular interest in the Civil War and Reconstruction. He is at work on a book titled Confederate Legacy: The Problem of Soldier hood in the Post-Civil War South, and has a chapter titled "An Ideology Beyond Defeat" in Paul Quigley, ed, The Civil War and the Transformation of American Citizenship, currently under review at Louisiana State University Press. He teaches courses in modern United States history, the Civil War era, United States military history, slavery, emancipation, and civil rights, and violence in American history.
The 2018 Lessons in History program is free to the public. Regular museum admission applies for entrance to the museum galleries.