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Some Limitations on Reunion

By Drew Hoffman '15 Five years after the last shot was fired at Gettysburg, it would be the project of Captain David McConaughy of Adams County, PA to bring officers who had fought in the battle back to Gettysburg.  David ...
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“We see this as part of our duty to continue the work of our veterans”: The Kentucky State Monument at Vicksburg

By Michele Seabrook '14 Further complicating an already contentious struggle over the collective national memory of the Civil War and its aftermath were the legacies of the war in border states like Missouri and  Kentucky. These were especially volatile states, ...
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Five Questions with Scott Hartwig

By Sarah Johnson '15 This past week I was given the opportunity to interview D. Scott Hartwig, Chief Historian of the Gettysburg National Military Park. I was able to ask him several questions and these are his answers. ...
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Event Review: “The Coming of War”

By Emily Weinick '13 On October 17th in Kline Theater, Dr. Allen C. Guelzo delivered “The Coming of the War”, the first lecture in his four part series entitled “A Walk Through the Civil War”. Dr. Guelzo guided the audience ...
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When War Comes to Town: The Story of Mary McAllister at the Battle of Gettysburg

By Tiffany Santulli '13 July 1-3, 1863 was an unprecedented time in the town of Gettysburg.  When we look back at these three days we remember the famous generals who led here and the countless soldiers who died.  Rarely do ...
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