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Civil War Lectures

Presented by the Zabriskie Lecture Series
To mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Virginia Theological Seminary is hosting the Religion and the Civil War Lectures, presented by the Zabriskie Lecture Series. These lectures focus on the war’s effects on the Seminary and surrounding community, as well as on American religious life.

Previous lectures include:

"African Americans and Theological Students on Seminary Hill: Segregation or Collaboration?"

Dr. Kate Masur of Northwestern University's discussion of encounters between runaway slaves and Union soldiers and sailors along the Potomac River.

Dr. William G. Thomas, III of University of Nebraska, Lincoln's talk is linked here - Revisiting the Dead House at Fort Williams: A Story of Civil War History and Memory.