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Gallery Review: Visualizing War

By Katy Rettig '15 Gettysburg College’s Schmucker Art Gallery recently presented a student curated exhibition entitled “Visualizing War” that consisted of materials found within Special Collections of Musselman Library. The allotted space for the exhibit featured twelve pieces all pertaining ...
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“I’m not embarrassed. Are you?”: The friendship of Ulysses S. Grant and Mark Twain

By Tricia Runzel '13 “And in still one more cradle, somewhere under the flag, the future illustrious Commander-in-Chief of the American armies is so little burdened with his approaching grandeurs and responsibilities as to be giving his whole strategic mind ...
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All Roads Led to Gettysburg: The 75th Anniversary

By Becky Oakes '13 They came by train like specters of a bygone era. The year was 1938, the average age of the boys in blue and gray was ninety-three, and the 75th anniversary of the battle marked the last ...
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Thaddeus Stevens Lives!

By Val Merlina '14 “…he epitomizes the core principle of our country that all persons are created equal. Unlike Thomas Jefferson, who wrote "All men are created [equal]," [Thaddeus] Stevens believed it with every fiber of this being and actually ...
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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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