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First In the Nation’s History: Gettysburg From Battlefield Memorial Association to National Park

By Hannah Christensen ’17 Just over a month after the Battle of Gettysburg turned the town on its head, local attorney David McConaughy sent a letter to several prominent citizens … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Intersections of Religion and War: Examining a USCC Diary

By Savannah Labbe ’19 While most don’t immediately associate religion with war, there is no doubt that it plays a role in most, the Civil War included. The Civil War … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lessons from My European Travels: Love, Hate, and the Fate of Humanity

By Matt LaRoche ’17 I once met a man who was a dead-ringer for Joseph Goebbels. He had the same dour sort of face plastered to a gaunt skull that … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Beneath the Mulberry Tree: Sarah Edmonds and Women in Memory

By Annika Jensen ’18 In her memoir Nurse and Spy in the Union Army, Sarah Emma Edmonds, a woman fighting in the Union Army disguised as a man, employed florid … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 5 Comments

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