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Addressing Gettysburg Podcast

Oct 25, 2021

Historian Matt Borders is back with his second-to-last installment of our Holidays in the Civil War series. This time, he's on to tell us about Halloween and Spiritualism in the Victorian Era. I'll bet you don't know as much about Halloween as Matt does, but you will after listening to this episode. 

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Oct 18, 2021

LANGUAGE WARNING!! LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED:

Earlier this year, we were contacted by someone from the Irreverent Warriors. Apparently, some of them are fans and they invited us to join them on their 9-11 Silkies Hike in Gettysburg National Military Park. We were honored and accepted the invitation. I brought along...


Oct 11, 2021

When a Civil War substitute broker told business associates that "Men is cheep here to Day," he exposed an unsettling contradiction at the heart of the Union's war effort. Despite Northerners' devotion to the principles of free labor, the war produced rampant speculation and coercive labor arrangements that many...


Oct 4, 2021

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and the 20th Maine, single-handedly saved Little Round Top from capture by Hood's Confederates. Everybody knows this, for, the movie tells us so. Right? Not right. They were one part of the fight for the rocky hill. Very little is told about Eric the Producer's favorite division in the Army...


Oct 4, 2021

“It is not as hard to get there as it looks . . . The real difficulty is to stay there after you get there . . . “  The Confederate assault of July 3, 1863 is one of the most famous charges in all of military history. But it was not the first time Confederates had traversed the same ground. July 2, 1863 also saw a...