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W&L's Myers Discusses Southern Unionists on Virginia Insight

Barton Myers, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s “Virginia Insight” show on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, to discuss Southern Unionists, Southerners who opposed secession during the Civil War.

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Myers teaches the American Civil War, War and Society, the U.S. South and Public History at Washington and Lee. His latest book, Rebels against the Confederacy: North Carolina’s Unionists (Cambridge University Press, October 2014) presents evidence that Southerners who opposed secession and supported the North played a key role in the War Between the States.