Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg

Author Timothy Smith discussed his book, John Burns: "The Hero of Gettysburg", about a local civilian who, despite not being part of either… read more

Author Timothy Smith discussed his book, John Burns: "The Hero of Gettysburg", about a local civilian who, despite not being part of either army, decided to fight on the side of the Union and was subsequently injured at the Battle of Gettysburg. Timothy Smith also explores some of the myths and alternate versions of the John Burns story that have been passed down over the years. The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosted this talk. close

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Civilian John Burns at the Battle of Gettysburg

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447809-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2018 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 2018 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 18, 2018 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2018 | 11:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2018 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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