Category Gettysburg

Gettysburg and Antietam

Here’s an outstanding conversation between Professor Peter Carmichael, John Heckman, and Scott Hartwig on various subjects such as the evolution of interpretation at Gettysburg, Scott’s book To Antietam Creek, and Scott’s career in the National Park Service. The video’s description reads, “Gettysburg College Civil War Institute hosted a online discussion with Scott Hartwig, former Gettysburg National Military […]

Finding the Source With Gary Gallagher

Professor Peter Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, led this wonderful conversation with himself, Dr. Ashley Luskey of the CWI at Gettysburg College, and Professor Gary Gallagher in a Facebook Live event.

Little Round Top and Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Here’s a really good conversation between Professor Peter Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, John Heckman, and Supervisory Ranger Chris Gwinn of the Gettysburg National Military Park on Little Round Top and Joshua “Don’t Call Me Lawrence” Chamberlain. The video’s description reads, “Chris Gwinn, Gettysburg National Military Park interpretation and education chief, talked […]

Union Gen. George Sears Greene at Gettysburg

Here’s Dan Welch at the 2020 Emerging Civil War Virtual Symposium giving a fine presentation on General George Sears “Pap” Greene and his performance at the Battle of Gettysburg. The video’s description reads, “During the Battle of Gettysburg’s second day, Union commander George Meade called for reinforcements to beat back an assault his left flank, leaving only […]

Leaders and Legends Episode 22: Peter Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College

Here is a terrific conversation between host Robert Vane and Professor Peter Carmichael. You can access the podcast here.

The Rogue Historian: Gettysburg’s Peach Orchard with James Hessler

Here’s an excellent conversation between host Dr. Keith Harris and his guest, Licensed Battlefield Guide James Hessler. They discuss: The position of the Union army III Corps The infamous “moving forward” of the III Corps The colorful Dan E. Sickles Sickles’s postwar battle to redeem himself and the politics involved James Longstreet and the Rebel […]

Confederate Monuments in National Parks

The U.S. House of Representatives passed this resolution and sent it to the Senate, where, like almost all other bills this year, it will no doubt be ignored. What makes it of interest to us is this part in Title IV: funding prohibition for confederate flags Sec. 441. None of the funds made available to […]

Brain Box: Gettysburg and the Legacy of the Civil War

Here’s Professor Jennifer Murray of Oklahoma State University appearing on the Oklahoma Humanities podcast, “Brain Box” speaking about the Battle of Gettysburg, busting some myths and putting it into perspective. The program’s description reads “Viewing the Civil War through the lens of its largest battle, Gettysburg, gives deeper insights into the war’s misconceptions, mythologies, and […]

NCWM Lessons in History Speaker Series: Battlefield Preservation in the Modern Era at Gettysburg

Here’s Garry Adelman of the American Battlefield Trust giving an excellent presentation at the National Civil War Museum on modern preservation efforts at Gettysburg. The video’s description reads, “Chief Historian Garry Adelman of the American Battlefield Trust presented ‘The Second (or Third) Battle of Gettysburg: Battlefield Preservation in the Modern Era’ at the National Civil […]

Fixing “Gettysburg”

Atun-Shei Films does it again, with these videos correcting the movie, “Gettysburg.” Day One: Day Two: Day Three: