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    Nat Turner's Rebellion

    Author Patrick Breen discussed his book, The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat Turner Revolt, at the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute’s annual summer…

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    Conversation with Gary Gallagher

    Gary Gallagher talked about his academic career and his approach to studying the Civil War. Peter Carmichael, a former graduate student of Gallagher’s and the director of the Gettysburg…

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    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.…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Slave Refugee Camps

    Professor and author Amy Murrell Taylor discussed slave refugee camps and her book, Embattled Freedom. The talk was part of the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute’s annual summer…

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    Confederate Deserter John Futch

    Gettysburg College history professor Peter Carmichael talked about Confederate soldier John Futch and why he chose to desert after the battle of Gettysburg. Mr. Carmichael is the author of…

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    Common Civil War Soldier

    Gettysburg College Civil War Institute Director Peter Carmichael talked about his book, The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies.

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    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…

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    John Brown's Pikes

    West Virginia University Professor Jason Phillips talked about abolitionist John Brown and the pikes he had made for use in a planned slave insurrection. The talk was part of the Gettysburg…

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    The Soldier Experience

    Author Peter Carmichael used letters written by Union and Confederate soldiers to examine their battle experience, mental state, and political outlook. He argued that the daily life of a…

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