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25 Years of Gettysburg

Edited by Olivia Ortman '19 Amongst the Civil War community here at Gettysburg College, the movie Gettysburg is very much a part of our daily lives. Quotes are thrown back and forth in witty banter, the music is played for ...
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A TIGER’S REST: A REFLECTION ON THE KILLED AT GETTYSBURG PROFILE OF HORTHERE FONTENOT

By Zachary Wesley '20 As soon as I was assigned to the Killed at Gettysburg project, I knew that I wanted to work with a French Creole soldier. I have a soft spot for Louisiana troops, you see (along with ...
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Making Photographs Speak

By James Goodman '20, Benjamin Roy '21, and Cameron Sauers '21 It has often been said that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Making that picture spit out those mythical thousand words, as we can all attest, is no ...
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A Soldier of the North and South: The Remembrance Day Legacy of Minion Knott

By Ryan Bilger '19 For the third straight semester, I have returned to the Killed at Gettysburg project to chronicle the life and death of another soldier who lost his life in southern Pennsylvania. My personal interest in this project ...
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The Forging of Freedom: Slave Refugee Camps in the Civil War: An Interview Amy Murrell Taylor

By Ashley Whitehead Luskey Over the course of this year, we’ll be interviewing some of the speakers from the upcoming 2019 CWI conference about their talks. Today we are speaking with Amy Murrell Taylor, Associate Professor of History at the ...
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