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Cynthia Mills (1947-2014), former executive editor of American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, traces the arc of Civil War commemorative public sculpture, describes the similarities and differences between northern and southern monuments, and discusses their continued uses and controversies. This talk took place on July 19, 2012, as part of The Visual Culture of the American Civil War, an NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers.

Watch the lecture: Visual Culture of the American Civil War: Public Sculpture