Civil War Institute
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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Nadeau, Ryan M., "Re-Thinking James Buchanan" (2015). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 105.