The Virginia Festival of the Book brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy, and literary culture.
As the largest gathering of authors, writers, and readers in Virginia, and, indeed, the Mid-Atlantic region, the Book Festival has become an integral part of the community.
Here is a sampling of some recent festival events that dealt with the American Civil War.
- A Slaveholders’ Union and the Coming of the Civil War
- Civil War: Going to War and Its Aftermath
- The Civil War: Secession and the Conduct of War
- The Imperial Presidency
- Fleeing Slavery: Revolts and Escapes