Class Year

2016

Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

9-23-2015

Department

Civil War Institute

Abstract

On Saturday, September 19th, local citizens, historians, Civil War enthusiasts, and the rare college student alike converged at the LancasterHistory.org Campus of History for the second day of the President James Buchanan National Symposium. The theme for the symposium was "The Worlds of Thaddeus Stevens and James Buchanan: Race, Gender, and Politics in the Civil War Era," thus it featured the lives of two of Lancaster, Pennsylvania’s most prominent historical residents and two of the most colorful characters of the Civil War era [excerpt.

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This blog post originally appeared in The Gettysburg Compiler and was created by students at Gettysburg College.

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