Please join us
Tuesday, Oct. 24
VIP Event, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Lecture, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Ty Seidule, Professor Emeritus of History, West Point
Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause
Brig. Gen. Ty Seidule, U.S. Army (retired), is a visiting professor of history at Hamilton College. He is a professor emeritus of history at West Point and served in the U.S. Army for 36 years. Seidule served as vice chair for the Congressional Naming Commission tasked to rename department of defense assets that honor Confederates. His latest book, Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause, was named one of the best books of 2021 by NPR, Forbes and other news outlets, and can be purchased in the museum’s gift shop. His video lecture, “Was the Civil War about Slavery?” has 35 million views on social media.