Caroline E. Janney, Ph.D., the John L. Nau III Professor of the American Civil War and Director of the Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia, discusses “An End or Beginning: Lee’s Army after Appomattox.” She will speak in Benes Rooms A and B of OWU’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware.
Janney is past president of the Society of Civil War Historians and a series editor for the University of North Carolina Press’s Civil War America series. She has published seven books, including “Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation” (2013) and “Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee’s Army after Appomattox” (2021), and she is the winner of the 2022 Gilder-Lehrman Lincoln Prize.
Janney’s presentation is the 2022 Richard W. Smith Lecture in Civil War History. Admission is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/history.