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Effective August 15, 2016, our policy for using the research library at the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) will change. VHS members will continue to use the library free of charge. Researchers who are not members have the option of becoming members at the academic level ($50), previously reserved for students and teachers. Click here for membership information.
Please send your registration for the ninth annual Civil War Study Group Symposium, to be hosted by Illinois State University and held on Saturday, September 24, 2016. As in the past, CWSG will feature the latest scholarship in a relaxed and collegial atmosphere. This year's line-up of papers is:
"Disillusion and the Draft," Jennifer L. Weber, University of Kansas
"Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of Disloyalty: Copperheads and Calculations of Power in Civil War Indiana," A. James Fuller, University of Indianapolis