LincolnPresident Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago today, after being fatally wounded by an assassin’s bullet on April 14th, 1865. Virginia Tech’s Center for Civil War Studies hosted a “Lincoln in our Time” symposium over the weekend. One of the speakers was historian William C. “Jack” Davis, who has written more than 50 books mostly on Civil War and southern history. He spoke with WFIR’s Jim Kent about the long-range legacy of Lincoln’s assassination and the immediate impact it had on the South:

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