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Review of “The Curtain Falls”: a Lecture by Professor Allen Guelzo

By Andrew Bothwell '13 What was the Civil War fought for? Dr. Allen Guelzo, in part four of the four-part lecture series A Walk through the Civil War, set out to resolve this question. The final lecture, titled “The Curtain ...
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A CWI Fellow Reflects on the Future of Civil War History Conference

By Heather Clancy '15 At the Civil War Institute’s Spring Conference held March 14 through 16, a stunning variety of historians and Civil War enthusiasts (many armed with smartphones and tweeting away with the hashtag #cwfuture) grappled with the many ...
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The Cyclorama Land in July 1863: Part One of Three

By Tricia Runzel '13, Gabby Hornbeck '13, and Becky Oakes '13 Within last couple of years, the Gettysburg Cyclorama Building has become a point of tension for Gettysburg buffs across the country. After a long battle, the National Park Service ...
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A Reflection on the Future of Civil War History

By Ian A. Isherwood '00 Though this is a blog for our student fellows, as a staff member of the CWI and a teacher at the college, it would be remiss for me not to take an opportunity to post ...
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2013 Lincoln Lyceum Lecture: Dr. William Harris

By Heather Clancy '15 On February 28 at 7:30pm, Dr. William C. Harris presented the 2013 Lincoln Lyceum lecture to an audience of college staff and students as well as members of the public. The talk, entitled “Lincoln and the ...
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