Civil War 150 Lecture: Secession and Union
Professor Stephen D. Engle, Florida Atlantic University, will speak on the topic Secession and Union.
Steve Engle studies and teaches the political and economic evolution of the 19th Century American Republic. His research in this period has focused on the study of the American Civil War and Reconstruction Era, and his books include studies of the ethnic dimensions of the period, civil-military relations during the war, and the politics of power. His books include: Yankee Dutchman: The LIfe of Franz Sigel (1993), Don Carlos Buell: Most Promising of All (1999), Struggle of the Heartland (2001), The American Civil War in the West (2002), and The American Civil War: This Mighty Scourge of War (2003), (co-authored with Gary Gallagher, Robert Krick, and Joseph Glatthaar).
He received his Ph.D. in American History from Florida State University in
1989 and joined the faculty at Florida Atlantic University in 1990.
This program is presented The Library of America in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.