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“I wish this war was over so I could come home”: Erasmus D. Clark, 7th Rhode Island

By Jaeger Held '22 We would like to thank Robert Melpis for generously sharing the letter transcriptions, muster rolls, and several photographs of his ancestor, Erasmus D. Clark, with CWI and thus allowing for our students to study and learn ...
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Nature and Nurture in 1863: Anna Louisa Garlach

By James Duke'24 War on the Doorstep: Civilians of Gettysburg By late June of 1863, alarms warning of approaching Confederate forces were nothing new for the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg. Living just ten miles from the Mason-Dixon line, small-scale raids, ...
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Blood, Sweat, and Tears: The Rose Family and the Battle of Gettysburg

By Erica Uszak '22 War on the Doorstep: Civilians of Gettysburg By late June of 1863, alarms warning of approaching Confederate forces were nothing new for the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg. Living just ten miles from the Mason-Dixon line, small-scale ...
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From Fiery Ruins to Lucrative Legend: The Harmon Farm

By Alexander Dau ‘22 War on the Doorstep: Civilians of Gettysburg By late June of 1863, alarms warning of approaching Confederate forces were nothing new for the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg. Living just ten miles from the Mason-Dixon line, small-scale ...
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A Nurse’s War: Elizabeth Salome “Sallie” Myers

By James Duke ‘24 War on the Doorstep: Civilians of Gettysburg By late June of 1863, alarms warning of approaching Confederate forces were nothing new for the 2,400 residents of Gettysburg. Living just ten miles from the Mason-Dixon line, small-scale ...
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