Lecture: "The Wars of Reconstruction" by Doug Egerton

Event Date

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

Venue

Room Number

Blount Auditiorium

Contact

Patti Fox

Phone

901-843-3662

Department

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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