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Walking Through the Swamp: Real Time at Prospect Hill

By Emma Murphy '15 It’s done. Thank God. I thought as I slammed my textbook down on the “cash for textbooks” counter. The end of the semester ritual of selling unwanted textbooks was complete. “Alright,” the scruffy young man said as ...
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Writing on the Operating Table: Letters of James Langstaff Dunn, Civil War Surgeon

By Sarah Johnson '15 Gerald Linderman’s Embattled Courage defines the pursuit of courage as the prime motivator for Civil War soldiers. For men going off to war, idealistic notions of courage and duty caused them to rise above their fears ...
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A bit about Germans in the CW . . .

By Heather Clancy '15 In a changing historical landscape that is constantly evolving to include complexities of race, gender, regional identity, social class, and more into our dialogue about the past, ethnicity is a factor in historical analysis that is ...
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Isaac E. Avery and the 6th North Carolina

By Avery C. Lentz '14 When I walk out on the battlefield, I always make sure I go to the monuments of the units where my ancestors served, so I can pay my respects to the fallen. One of my ...
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Gettysburg College: A Memorial Landmark

By Tricia Runzel '13 As a Gettysburg College student it is impossible to escape the Civil War in my daily life. Surrounded by battlefield, including portions of our own campus, walking on the same ground as the soldiers, and working ...
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