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“The Causes and Consequences of Virginia’s Secession”

presented by Robert Henley Lamb

Discussion of the different factions at the Virginia Convention of 1861 and the evolution of the sentiments of the delegates thee; comments on the strategic importance of Virginia to the Confederacy; discussion of the significance of the Army of Northern Virginia; and overview of the aftermath of the War Between the States regarding Virginia.

Robert H. Lamb is a lawyer, living in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. He served as a Infantry Officer for eighteen months with the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam. He is a former Trustee of “The Museum of the Confederacy” and Judge Advocate of Lee-Jackson Camp No. 1, Sons of Confederate Veterans. He is very active in Confederate heritage issues and a lifelong student of the War Between the States.

Production Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 13:00

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