Category Gettysburg

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.

The Defenses of Washington during the Gettysburg Campaign

Here’s Ranger Steve Phan of the Civil War Defenses of Washington giving a typically terrific presentation as part of the 2020 Gettysburg National Military Park Winter Lecture Series.

Freemasons at Gettysburg w Matt Atkinson

Here’s Ranger Matt Atkinson giving the kickoff of the 2020 Gettysburg National Military Park Winter Lecture Series.

Glenn Beck Wants Your Money

Commentator Glenn Beck and pseudohistorian David Barton are planning a three-day fleecing, er, “event” in Gettysburg, not on the battlefield. He says it’s to “renew our covenant as one nation, under God.” Apparently he’s not aware that “Under God” became part of the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954, and 1863 had nothing to do with […]

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

Here’s an excellent discussion between two friends of mine, Dr. Keith Harris, host of the podcast, and Supervisory Ranger Chris Gwinn of the Gettysburg National Military Park. It’s well worth your time. You can access the podcast here.

Gettysburg National Military Park’s 2020 Winter Lecture Series

This month kicks off the 2020 Winter Lecture Series at the Gettysburg National Military Park, with first up being Matt Atkinson speaking on Freemasonry at Gettysburg. Here’s the full lineup: Sat. January 11 – Ranger Matt Atkinson ~ Freemasonry at Gettysburg: Fraternal Bonds Tested by Battle Sun. January 12 – Ranger Bert Barnett ~ Gettysburg – Recovery, […]

The Generalship of Robert E. Lee, Part Nine

I found this article from Volume XXII, No. 3 (Autumn, 1992) of Parameters, which is the journal of the U.S. Army War College. Titled, “Lee and the Operational Art: The Right Place, the Right Time,” it’s from the late military historian Jay Luvaas. Page numbers are from the article. In this article we find the source […]