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Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at the Civil War Institute, we wish you and yours a happy, warm, and safe Thanksgiving.  

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Almost National Anthem

by Meg Sutter ’16 Before “The Star-Spangled Banner” became the United States’ national anthem in 1931, there was another: “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” In 1861, the Committee for … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stewarding Our Lands: Historical Preservation in Gettysburg

by Matt LaRoche ’17 In recent decades, more and more time, energy, and resources have been put towards saving large tracts of our historical heritage. This surely appears self-evident to … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 Comment


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