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The Context of History, Memory & War

With my Students at Little Round Top

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As always I have been doing a lot of reading and of course that has led me to do some more revisions to my Civil War and Gettysburg text. 1,700 more words


Update on Lee's Headquarters

I recently blogged about the Civil War Trust’s efforts to restore the Widow Thompson House, where General Robert E. Lee had his headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg. 314 more words

Gettysburg and the Importance of Democracy

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If you followed my writings over the past week you knew that I was again in Gettysburg leading my students on our Gettysburg Staff Ride. 1,303 more words


Cemetery & Culp's Hill Pt 3

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I am traveling with my students to Gettysburg this weekend and happen to be posting my newest additions to my text, these dealing with the battles for Culp’s Hill and Cemetery Hill which occurred on the night of July 2nd and early morning of July 3rd 1863. 1,269 more words



Captain, my religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not concern myself about  779 more words

Family Researdh

Question of the Week: 4/25-5/1/2016

Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?