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Robert E. Lee
Willie Tarver, of Wadley, made concrete gravemarkers in the mid-1960s before moving to large-scale concrete and metal figurative sculptures. Tarver’s sense of humor is visible in works like Cap Lee […]
On this day in April 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. Those of you who continue to harbor […]
Looks like Vanderbilt University has put together a first rate speakers series [see here, here, and here] on the Civil War. It is safe to say that the most important […]
General Robert E. Lee never marched through your state.
Today in Virginia is Lee-Jackson Day, but according to the The News Leader in Staunton you are going to have to look hard to find anyone celebrating it. State offices […]
I’m not quite sure what to make of this video, but is incredibly creative and somewhat entertaining. If you are a fan of claymation and the Civil War than this […]
It’s nice to see that the latest installment [airs tonight at 9pm] of PBS’s American Experience on Robert E. Lee is getting its fair share of attention. A few months […]
Before I get to the subject of this post I wanted to mention that I’ve just finished previewing a forthcoming episode of American Experience on Robert E. Lee. The show […]
Click here for Gary Gallagher’s lecture at Washington and Lee in 2009.