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“The Colored Volunteers”: A Recruiting Tune for the USCT

By Jen Simone ‘18 This post comes from the exhibit catalog for “Right to Serve, Right to Lead:  Lives and Legacies of the USCT,” an exhibition in Special Collections and College Archives at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College. During the spring of ...
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The Legacy of the NEH

By Danielle Jones '18 On March 16th, 2017, the Trump Administration released the first draft of their proposed 2018 Congressional budget. Many people were focused on the massive cuts to the EPA, but another troubling cut that the original budget ...
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#CWI2017: Tours and the End

By Kevin Lavery ’16 Assistant Director’s Log, Star Date 006:   Wow. Just wow. What a week it has been. It's all over now. The last conference attendee boarded his shuttle a few hours ago and almost all of the ...
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#CWI2017: Lectures and Round Tables Galore

By Kevin Lavery ’16 Assistant Director’s Log, Star Date 002:   We're in full swing here at our summer conference. Bright and early this morning, Michael Birkner and John Quist kicked off our first full day with their lecture on ...
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#CWI2017: The Adventure Begins

By Kevin Lavery '16 Assistant Director's Log, Star Date 001:   It has begun. This afternoon, hundreds of cargo-short-clad Civil War aficionados descended upon the campus of Gettysburg College. Joined by public and academic historians, they are friends old and ...
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