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A Soldier’s Hymn

By Andrew Bothwell '13 “Evening Twilight” 1        I love to steal a while away From every cumbering care, And spend the hours of setting day In humble, grateful prayer. 2        I love in solitude to shed The penitential tear; And ...
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Event Review – Rebelling for the Promise of Revolution: Black Emancipation and the Civil War

By Emily Weinick '13 On Saturday, September 22, at the Visitor’s Center in Gettysburg’s National Military park, Professor Scott Hancock delivered his lecture “Rebelling for the Promise of Revolution: Black Emancipation and the Civil War”. Engaging the audience in critical ...
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Event Review: Forever Free An Evening with Allen Guelzo and James McPherson

By Michele B. Seabrook '14 https://youtu.be/hykab2cKMAI On September 21 at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Gettysburg, PA, as part of a series of events in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Dr. Peter Carmichael, director of the ...
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Book Review: Sing Not War: The Lives of Union & Confederate Veterans in Gilded Age America by James Marten

By David Bruce Smith, Guest Contributor  As Booth’s bullet tore through Lincoln, the metaphor of his presidency—retaining the integrity of the union with care and conscience—fell away. James Marten’s Sing Not War: The Lives of Union & Confederate Veterans in Gilded ...
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Discovering the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg

By Avery C. Lentz '14 There were many units that were engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg. One unit that sticks out to me is the 149th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment. I am interested in this unit because a possible ...
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