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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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Fortenbaugh Lecture Review: The Dimensions of Freedom

By Drew Hoffman '15 On the crisp night of November 19th, the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg filled to hear Dr. Steven Hahn deliver the 51st Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture.  His lecture sought to explore the relationship between Native and African-American experiences ...
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Treason or Slander?

By Gabby Hornbeck '13 On July 4th, 1863, Henry J. Stahle, editor of the Gettysburg Compiler was arrested and sent to Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland. He was accused of “copperhead treason” in the form of informing “a rebel colonel” ...
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