Emancipation and the Civil War
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Study relics and documents related to the emancipation of slaves during the Civil War era, culminating with General Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Also hear poignant stories told by a selection of artifacts from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.