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Panel Discussion – Black Virginians and the Civil War

DATE

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Free

CONTACT

Virginia Tech Alumni Association
5408506982
frankeakva@gmail.com

ADDRESS

Virtual Event
From your own device VA United States

DESCRIPTION

Join Fredericksburg Hokies for a virtual panel discussion on Black Virginians and the Civil War. This free event is hosted by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Fredericksburg Area Chapter’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and is open to everyone.
 
Paul Quigley, director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, will explore the rich history of Black Virginians during the Civil War, one-third of the state’s population was African American at that time.
 
There are stories of refugees who helped drive Lincoln toward emancipation, enslaved people forced to labor for the Confederacy, and Black men in blue uniforms who fought to defeat the Confederacy and end slavery forever.
 
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