The Gettysburg Compiler

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Vandalism and Symbolism

By Steven Semmel, ’16 The world of social media has been buzzing over the topic of the Confederate flag, creating a scary divide of opinions over it. The whole debate/argument … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reflections on #cwi2015

By Ian Isherwood, ’00 On Wednesday we said goodbye to over three hundred of our best friends here at the Civil War Institute. Each summer, our conference brings together Civil … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Memory on Parade: The Gallipoli Centenary and Anzac Day Commemoration

by Kevin Lavery ’16 On April 25, 2015, record crowds were drawn from across Australia and New Zealand to the annual Anzac Day celebrations. This year’s commemoration was extra special, … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gettysburg College campus purchased by preservation society

by Kevin Lavery ’16 Please click on each of the images below to read articles at full size and resolution. The above articles are satirical pieces meant to imagine the … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


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