Category Gettysburg

General George G. Meade’s Council of War, July 2, 1863

Here’s Professor Jennifer Murray giving an example of the remote learning taking place during the Trumpvirus social distancing. She discusses the council of war Major General George Meade conducted on the evening of July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg.

February 2020 Lessons in History Speaker Series – From Gettysburg to Kentucky and Back – Wayne Motts

Here’s the CEO of the National Civil War Museum, Wayne Motts, giving his usual outstanding presentation on the life of a single soldier who fought in the battle of Gettysburg. One of these days, Wayne will come out of his shell. 🙂 The video’s description reads, “Wayne E. Motts tells a story about George Stouch […]

The Rogue Historian: History and the Public at Gettysburg National Military Park with Chris Gwinn

Here’s an outstanding conversation between host Dr. Keith Harris and Supervisory Ranger Chris Gwinn, Chief of Interpretation at the Gettysburg National Military Park. Students of the war should listen to this. You can access the podcast here.

Is Gettysburg the High Water Mark? with Troy Harman

Here’s Ranger Troy Harman giving a lecture in the 2020 Gettysburg National Military Park Winter Lecture Series. Troy is one of the best rangers on the battlefield. If you ever have a chance to go on a battle walk with him, take it, but be aware there is probably going to be a LOT of […]

Gettysburg National Military Park Spring 2020 Ranger Programs

The Gettysburg National Military Park just uploaded its spring schedule of Ranger Programs. I highly recommend the ranger programs. They are outstanding. Title Time Description Location Day(s) Offered Gettysburg History Hike: Three Days in Ninety Minutes (90 min) 10:30 am Hike from the Visitor Center to Cemetery Ridge where fighting raged on July 2 & […]

One Continuous Fight

This book by Eric Wittenberg, J. D. Petruzzi, and Mike Nugent tells the story of the U.S. Cavalry’s pursuit of and fights with the defeated confederate army after Gettysburg, along with Major General George G. Meade’s decisions and pursuit of Lee’s men with his infantry. It’s a balanced discussion of the events, neither completely blaming […]

Civil War Talk Radio Episode 1619: The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy

Here’s a really good conversation between host Dr. Gerald Prokopowicz and his guest, Dr. Christian Keller, on Dr. Keller’s new book, The Great Partnership. Some of Dr. Keller’s comments are reminiscent of the book, North With Lee and Jackson, by the late James Kegel.