Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture – “Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War” by Mary A. DeCredico | Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture – “Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War” by Mary A. DeCredico

Wednesday, July 15, 5:30pm6:30pm
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Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at WarOn July 15 at 5:30 p.m., Mary A. DeCredico will deliver the 2020 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture entitled “Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War.”

Confederate Citadel: Richmond and its People at War offers a detailed portrait of life’s daily hardships in the rebel capital during the Civil War. Drawing on personal correspondence, private diaries, and newspapers, historian Mary A. DeCredico spotlights the human elements of Richmond’s economic rise and fall, uncovering its significance as the South’s industrial powerhouse throughout the Civil War.

Dr. Mary A. DeCredico is professor of history at the United States Naval Academy and is author of numerous publications, including Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Confederate Woman’s Life and Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War.

A light reception and book signing will take place at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture following the lecture.

Reservations are required. Seating is limited.

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