When: Mon., Dec. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. 2016
The Civil War no longer would be confined to the battlefields. Instead, this total war policy against the Confederacy now centered on complete military conquest, annihilation and destruction; leaving Southern societal institutions like slavery completely vanquished. The Gettysburg Address reinforces this new mentality. Our class will examine this critically important speech within this framework and context.