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Free Civil War Conference in Chattanooga

Starting tonight, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is hosting a three-day conference titled, "Symposium on the 19th Century Press, The Civil War and Free Expression" and the public is invited. More than 40 presentations are planned on subjects including war correspondents under fire, a new source for understanding the Klu Klux Klan, the use of war pictures by the press and Ohio newspaper coverage of the border wars in the 1850s.

This is the university's 17th conference on the 19th century press. It begins at 7 p.m. Thursday and concludes on Saturday at noon.



By Linda Wheeler  |  November 12, 2009; 12:36 AM ET
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