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