Lecture: "The Wars of Reconstruction" by Doug Egerton

Event Date

Mon, 02/29/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm


Room Number

Blount Auditiorium


Patti Fox




Professor Douglas Egerton will lecture on the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era.

Douglas R. Egerton is professor of history at Le Moyne College; he has also held visiting positions at Colgate University, Cornell University, and the University College Dublin. His books include Death or Liberty: African Americans and Revolutionary America, Year of Meteors: Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and the Election That Brought on the Civil War, and The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era.  His newest book, Liberators: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America, will be published in November, 2016.

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