By Will Haynes |

Environmental History of the Civil War: Talk with Lisa Brady

In recent decades, historians have uncovered compelling evidence that the natural world greatly influenced events during the American Civil War. Dr. Lisa M. Brady, author of War Upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War, will tell us about Americans’ attempts to master the environment and how the war inspired greater acceptance of wilderness. Part of Civil War on the Border, Douglas County’s largest annual history event for 27 years.

This conversation was streamed live on August 18, 2022.