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Take Note: Historian Carol Reardon on the Facts & Fiction of the American Civil War

Historian Carol Reardon at Gettysburg.

Carol Reardon is a Professor of American History at Penn State and this year’s Penn State Laureate. A noted expert on the American Civil War, one of her best-known books is Pickett’s Charge: In History and Memory. It provides a fascinating assessment of the facts—and fiction—surrounding the single most famous military battle of the   Civil War.

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