The Gettysburg Compiler

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Point/Counterpoint: Anchoring Historical Memory

by Bryan Caswell ’15 and Heather Clancy ’15 Bryan: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 saw citizens and students of Gettysburg crowd into the Majestic Theater for the fifty-third annual Robert Fortenbaugh … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Day…But Remembering What?

by Sarah Johnson ’15 In conversation with other CWI Fellows last week, we began discussing the strangeness of the annual Remembrance Day Parade. Originally conceived as a way to recreate … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Civil Law and Civil War–This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the Two of ‘Em

by Jacob Ross ’15 In old westerns the sheriff rules supreme. But as we often have seen, the sheriff and outlaws cannot coexist in the same town. That truth is … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Coster Avenue Mural

by Brianna Kirk ’15 The Gettysburg Battlefield has over one thousand monuments dedicated to a host of brave men who fought and gave their lives during the three day engagement … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment


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