Janney to speak Aug. 12 on ‘Disbanding Remnants of Lee’s Army in the Shenandoah Valley’

Caroline E. Janney

~ Press release provided by the Shenandoah Museum and Visitors Center

SHENANDOAH — The Town of Shenandoah Museum and Welcome Center is excited to announce that University of Virginia professor Caroline Janney will be the museum’s guest at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, delivering a presentation on “Going Home: Disbanding the Remnants of Lee’s Army in the Shenandoah Valley.”

Caroline E. Janney is the John L. Nau III Professor of the American Civil War and Director of the John L. Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. A native of Luray and graduate of the University of Virginia, she worked as a historian for the National Park Service and taught at Purdue University before returning to UVA in 2018. 

An active public lecturer, Janney has given presentations at locations across the globe. She is the past president of the Society of Civil War Historians and a series editor for the University of North Carolina Press’s Civil War America series.

She has published seven books, including “Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation” (2013) and “Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee’s Army after Appomattox” (2021), winner of the 2022 Lincoln Prize.

The Town of Shenandoah Museum and Welcome Center is located at 507 First Street.

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