Gettysburg Civil War Institute Conference The Gettysburg College Civil War Institute hosts its annual conference on various aspects of the Civil War.

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    8:29 AM EDT

    Gettysburg National Military Park

    Oklahoma State University Professor Jennifer Murray talked about the historical evolution of the Gettysburg battlefield. Professor Murray is the author of On A Great Battlefield: The Making, Management, and Memory of Gettysburg National Military Park. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    9:45 AM EDT

    Civil War Violence

    Louisiana State University Professor Aaron Sheehan-Dean discussed violence in the Civil War. Mr. Sheehan-Dean is the author of The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    10:59 AM EDT

    Civil War Letters

    University of Georgia Professor Stephen Berry discussed his work on the digital history project, “Private Voices,” which gathers, transcribes, and digitizes letters written during the Civil War. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    1:14 PM EDT

    Reflections on Writing About the Civil War

    Historian Edward Ayers talked about his latest book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    2:46 PM EDT

    1864 Atlanta Campaign

    Lincoln Memorial University Professor Earl Hess talked about the tactics, terrain, and trenches in the 1864 Atlanta campaign. This talk was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    4:00 PM EDT

    Civil War Places

    Historians discussed locations they deemed significant to the story of the Civil War. This panel was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute.

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    1:15 PM EDT

    Gettysburg Civil War Institute Conference

    The Gettysburg College Civil War Institute hosts its annual conference on various aspects of the Civil War.