Chat with Marquette University High School's Civil War Legacy Class
This morning I had a great video chat with the Chris Lese's students at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The course, Civil War Legacy, addresses a number of issues concerning war memory, Reconstruction, and the Reconciliation Era. I thought that the students came up with some great questions - fun was had by all and I think each of us (myself included) learned something. Naturally, we discussed how veterans interpreted and remembered the war and eventually the conversation wound around to veterans in Los Angeles - so after the talk I headed down the road from my house in Hollywood to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to snap a few shots of the Union and Confederate soldiers there interred. I have included a couple below.
I would just like to say thanks to Chris and the students for having me take part in their class - I had a great time! Enjoy the video and feel free to chip in.