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    Coping with Death in the Civil War

    Panelists talked about the effects of over 700,000 Civil War deaths on the United States population in the mid-19th century. The United States lost about 2% of its population as a result of…

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    150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson, and others spoke at an event commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address…

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    Joshua Chamberlain at Gettysburg

    Thomas Desjardin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about the personal and professional successes and…

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    General Lee's Army

    Joseph Glatthaar spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how Confederate General Robert E. Lee kept…

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    General George Meade at Williamsport

    Allen Guelzo spoke at an event honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. He talked about Union General George Meade’s decisions at Williamsport, Maryland, after the Army of the…

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    Vermont Assault on Pickett's Charge

    Howard Coffin spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General George Stannard’s Vermont Brigade, who…

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    President Lincoln in Film and Fact

    Harold Holzer spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about his books: The Civil War in 50…

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    Army of the Potomac in 1863

    Ethan Rafuse spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about Union General Joseph “Fighting…

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    Generalship at Gettysburg

    Brooks Simpson spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how commanders on both sides drew upon their…

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    General George Meade at Gettysburg

    Kent Masterson Brown spoke about the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place July 1-3, 1863, and is considered the bloodiest battle ever on U.S. soil. He talked about how and why the battle began west…

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    Gettysburg Commemorative Ceremony

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, delivered the keynote address at the “New Birth of Freedom” Commemorative Ceremony at Gettysburg…

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    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

    Historians, writers, and scholars commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The event took place at Gettysburg National Military Park and included guests such as Harold Holzer,…

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