Incidents of Morgan’s Raid

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Brian Stuart Kesterson presented “Incidents of Morgan’s Raid with an Account of Stovepipe Johnson’s Retreat through West Virginia” in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. Kesterson focused on the...

Parkersburg: Guardian of the Union

On January 23, 2014, Dr. Michael Workman presented “Parkersburg: Guardian of the Union” at the Thursday evening lecture in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. Workman discussed the Civil War history of Parkersburg and...

The Battle of Charleston and the 1862 Kanawha Valley Campaign

On November 5, 2013, author/historian Terry Lowry gave a presentation on the 1862 battle of Charleston and the Kanawha Valley Campaign at the Tuesday evening lecture in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston.  His upcoming book on the...

Video: Slavery in Virginia, 1619-1860

Greg Carroll presented the talk “Slavery in Virginia: 1619-1860” on Thursday, April 11, 2013, in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston. Carroll addressed the development and spread of slavery from...

Video: Scratch ‘em and Sue ‘em’: Post Civil War Legal Issues

On November 13, 2012, Dr. Kenneth R. Bailey presented ‘“Scratch ‘em and Sue ‘em’: Post Civil War Legal Issues” at the Tuesday evening lecture in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. Civil War legal issues consumed much of West...