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The Civil War: The Politics of 1861

Washington, DC
Saturday, July 16, 2011

The Fort Sumter-Fort Moultrie Historical Trust marked the start of America’s bloodiest war at Fort Sumter by inviting leading historians to offer their reflections on the anniversary.  Next, Ed Ayers and Emory Thomas speak on the issue of leadership and the troubling issues of 1861.

Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:50am (ET)

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