Do You Love Civil War History or Arkansas History?...

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Do You Love Civil War History or Arkansas History? Please Join Us!! Civil War Battles: The Dishonorable Men Who Fought Them and the Weapons they Used August 27, 2011 – 2PM-4PM To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, this seminar features an exploration of its soldiers, its technology and one of its lesser-known battlefield frontiers.  Dr. Lorien Foote will examine affairs of honor among soldiers and the pervasive violence that structured their lives.  Dr. Roger Pauly will consider the new technologies that changed the experience of war for the men who fought.  Dr. Buck Foster will explore the many battles and faces of Fort Smith, a city that changed hands multiple times during the war and experienced a constant influx of soldiers, refugees, runaways and deserters. http://uca.edu/world/civil-war/ Tracing the Settlement of Arkansas September...

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Free Seminar – Civil War Battles: The Dishonorable Men Who Fought Them & The Weapons They Used...

Aug 6, 2011 by

Saturday, August 20, 2011 Seminar – Civil War Battles: The Dishonorable Men Who Fought Them & The Weapons They Used 10 a.m. – Noon Old State House Museum – Little Rock To celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, this seminar features an exploration of its soldiers, its innovative weaponry, and one of its lesser-known battlefield frontiers. Dr. Lorien Foote will examine affairs of honor among soldiers and the pervasive violence that structured their lives. Dr. Roger Pauly will consider the new technologies that changed the experience of war for the men who fought. Dr. Buck Foster will explore the many battles and faces of Fort Smith, a city that changed hands multiple times during the war and experienced a constant influx of soldiers, refugees, runaways, and deserters. Free Admission. Seating is limited. Please reserve your...

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