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Flip Side of the Coin: The Unpleasant Reality of Hatred

By Cameron Sauers '21 November 19th saw the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and with it, one of the highlights of the year: The annual Fortenbaugh Lecture. The goal of the annual Fortenbaugh lecture is to capture the spirit of ...
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A Common Soldier: William H. P. Ivey

By Isaac Shoop '21 When I set out to pick a soldier for my first Killed at Gettysburg project, I did not know what I would find. I chose to research a Confederate soldier named William H. P. Ivey simply ...
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A Hidden History: Alexandria’s Slave Pen and the Domestic Slave Trade

By Savannah Labbe '19 Historical objects often have dark and horrible stories hidden just beneath their unassuming and innocent visage. The picture above is one such example of this type of object. At first glance the photo seems to depict ...
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Inequality and Justice: Interview with Dedication Day Speaker Janet Morgan Riggs

By Ryan Bilger '19 and Olivia Ortman '19 On Tuesday, November 20th, CWI Fellow Ryan Bilger sat down with Gettysburg College’s President, Janet Morgan Riggs, to discuss her Dedication Day Speech which she delivered the previous morning. The goal of ...
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More than a Stereotype?: A Reflection on the Life of Benjamin Watkins Leigh

By Jonathan Tracey '19 For my most recent, and likely final, foray into the Killed at Gettysburg digital project, I delved into the story of Major Benjamin Watkins Leigh, Adjutant for “Alleghany” Johnson’s Division. This has certainly been a departure ...
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