Simpson, Brooks. "The Rollercoaster Reputation of President Ulysses S. Grant," 58th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2019
Rable, George. "Fighting for Reunion: Dilemmas of Hatred and Vengeance," 57th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2018
Glymph, Thavolia. "I'm a Radical Girl: Enslaved and Free Black Women Unionists and the Politics of Civil War History," 56th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2017
Hodes, Martha. "Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Aftermath of the Civil War," 55th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2016
Glaathaar, Joseph. “A Tale of Two Armies: The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac," 54th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2015
Silber, Nina. "Abraham Lincoln and the Political Culture of New Deal America," 53rd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2014
Blight, David, "Ambivalent about Tragedy: Bruce Catton's Civil War and Ours" 52nd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2013
Hahn, Stephen, "Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of a New American Nation-State" 51st Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2012
Waugh, Joan, "'The Rebels Are Our Countrymen Again': U.S. Grant and the Meaning of Appomattox." 50th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2011
Ayers, Edward, "Loyalty and America's Civil War." 49th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2010
Burlingame, Michael, "Abraham Lincoln: New Information, Fresh Perspectives," 48th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2009
Video of the 2009 Fortenbaugh Lecture.
Clinton, Catherine, "The Tears of a President: Lincoln, Empathy and Leadership," 47th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2008
Smith, Richard Norton, "Abraham Lincoln and the Triumph of Politics," 46th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2007
Horton, James and Lois, "Abraham Lincoln in African American History and Memory," 45th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2006
Gallagher, Gary W., "'The Progress of Our Arms': Whither Civil War Military History?"
44th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2005
Holzer, Harold, "Standing Tall: The Heroic Image of Abraham Lincoln,"
43rd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2004
Holt, Michael F. , "A Time of Uncertainty: The Civil War and America's Two-Party System," 42nd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2003
Neely, Mark E. Jr., "Retaliation: The Problem of Atrocity In the American Civil War,"
41st Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2002
Berlin, Ira, "American Slavery in History and Memory,"
40th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2001
Marty, Martin E., "The War-Time Lincoln and the Ironic Tradition in America,"
39th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 2000
Baker, Jean, "The Lincoln Marriage: Beyond the Battle of Quotations,"
38th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1999
Painter, Nell Irvin, 37th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1998
Keegan, John, "The Military Geography of the American Civil War,"
36th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1997
Frederickson, George, "Why the Confederacy Did Not Fight a Guerrilla War After the Fall of Richmond: A Comparative View," 35th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1996
Faust, Drew Gilpin, "A Riddle of Death: Mortality and Meaning in the American Civil War," 34th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1995
Fogel, Robert W., "The Quest for the Moral Problem of Slavery: An Historiographic Odyssey," 33rd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1994
Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth, "To Be Worthy of God's Favor: Southern Women's Defense and Critique of Slavery," 32nd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1993
Foner, Eric, "The Tocsin of Freedom: The Black Leadership of Radical Reconstruction,"
31st Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1992
Stampp, Kenneth M., "The United States and National Self-Determination: Two Traditions," 30th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1991
Degler, Carl N., "One Among Many: The Civil War in Comparative Perspective,"
29th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1990
Bruce, Robert V., "The Shadow of a Coming War,"
28th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1989
Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur, "War and the Constitution: Abraham Lincoln and
Franklin D. Roosevelt," 27th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1988
Cunliffe, Marcus, "The Doubled Images of Lincoln & Washington,"
26th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1987
Handlin, Oscar, "The Road to Gettysburg," 25th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1986
Genovese, Eugene, "Slavery Ordained of God: The Southern Slaveholders' View of Biblical History and Modern Politics,"
24th Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1985
McPherson, James M., "Lincoln and the Strategy of Unconditional Surrender," 23rd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1984*
Davis, David Brion, "The Emancipation Moment,"
22nd Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1983
Barzun, Jacques, "Lincoln's Philosophic Vision,"
21st Fortenbaugh Lecture, 1982
Woodward, C. Vann, 1981
Bloom, Robert, 1980
Weigley, Russell, 1979
Klein, Philip Shriver, 1978
Trefousse, Hans L., 1977
Johannsen, Robert W., 1976
Mitgang, Herbert, 1975
Vandiver, Frank E., 1974
Fehrenbacher, Don E., 1973
Current, Richard Nelson, 1972
Rose, Willie Lee, 1971
Commager, Henry Steele, 1970
Graebner, Norman A., 1969
Williams, T. Harry, 1968
Wiley, Bell Irvin, 1967
Nichols, Roy Franklin, 1966
Franklin, John Hope, 1965
Rossiter, Clinton, 1964
Donald David, 1963
Catton, Bruce, 1962