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  • Nat Turners Rebellion
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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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  • Common Civil War Soldier
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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.

    664 views
  • Slave Refugee Camps
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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…

    749 views
  • 1864 Atlanta Campaign
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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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  • Reflections on Writing About the Civil War
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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…

    637 views
  • Civil War Violence
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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.…

    847 views
  • Gettysburg National Military Park
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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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  • Civil War Letters
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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…

    758 views
  • International Aspects of the Civil War
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    International Aspects of the Civil War

    While the Civil War was fought within the United States, the conflict had a global impact. A panel of historians talked about the international affairs of the federal government and the…

    780 views
  • Civil War Places
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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…

    765 views
  • John Browns Pikes
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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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  • Civil War Artifacts
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    Civil War Artifacts

    Historians talked about artifacts of the Civil War at the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute’s annual summer conference.

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  • Conversation with Gary Gallagher
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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…

    645 views
  • 1850s Political Crisis
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    1850s Political Crisis

    The decade before the Civil War was a time of upheaval, comprise and sectional differences. A panel of historians looked at the political crisis of the 1850s and discussed the politicians…

    587 views
  • Eisenhowers Legacy and DDay
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    Eisenhower's Legacy and D-Day

    The 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord was in 2019. On June 6, 1944, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. In this program, a panel of World War II historians and Dwight D.…

    745 views
  • General Eisenhower and DDay Naval Logistics
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    General Eisenhower and D-Day Naval Logistics

    To mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord on June 6, 1944, when Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, naval historian Craig Symonds talked about Supreme Commander…

    440 views
  • Dwight D Eisenhowers Leadership
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower's Leadership

    Susan Eisenhower talked about her grandfather Dwight D. Eisenhower and his leadership skills. Her remarks were part of an all-day symposium commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day,…

    273 views
  • US Soldiers on DDay
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    U.S. Soldiers on D-Day

    John McManus talked about his book, The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day - The Big Red One at Omaha Beach. He told the story of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division, nicknamed “The Big Red…

    735 views
  • Ulysses S Grants Memoirs
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    Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs

    A panel of scholars discusses the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Their conversation is part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College.

    1,319 views
  • Experiences of Soldiers in World War I
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    Experiences of Soldiers in World War I

    Gettysburg College History Professor Ian Isherwood talked about how World War One soldiers interpreted their war experiences. He used works by three writers to illustrate the ways soldiers coped with the…

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