Film, Video Re-Imagining the U.S. Civil War: Reconnaissance, Surveying & Cartography (morning session)

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Title
Re-Imagining the U.S. Civil War: Reconnaissance, Surveying & Cartography (morning session)
Summary
Cartographers during the U.S. Civil War invented new techniques and mapped the country--both Union and Confederate territories--more accurately than ever before in the nation's history. The morning session of this day-long conference included presentations on "Hidden Patterns of the Civil War," "Mapping the Strength of the Rebellion" and "We Were Profoundly Ignorant of Our Country: The Struggle to Provide Accurate Maps During the U.S. Civil War."
Event Date
May 20, 2011
Notes
-  Edward Ayers is president of the University of Richmond.
-  Susan Schulten is professor of history at the University of Colorado.
-  Richard Stephenson is a former map librarian at the Library of Congress.
Running Time
2 hours, 14 minutes, 38 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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