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Addressing Gettysburg

Nov 28, 2022

A few months back, we had LBGs Chris Army and Lewis Trott on to share their top five Gettysburg resource recommendations. Now, it's the ladies' turn! LBGs Deb Novotny, Sue Boardman and Jessie Wheedlton share the books that they think every student of the battle must read. Have you read the books they recommend?


Nov 21, 2022

I am join by Major Cindy Etzkorn and Captain Bill Etzkorn, the chair and vice-chair of our event committee, to recap all we've gained (and the one major loss) of 2022 and to tell you about what you can look forward to from us in 2023. 


As we reach the end of another successful year, I'd like to put all teasing and...

Nov 14, 2022

LBGs Fran Feyock and Doug Douds, with Historian Jared Peatman, join us to discuss the genius behind Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. This isn't a discussion of the dedication event, but, rather, an analysis of the speech itself and, I dare say, I think you'll like this one. 

The Gettysburg Address:

Four score and seven...

Nov 7, 2022

Jon-Erik, curator of the Captain Espy Post at the Carnegie Library in Carnegie, Pa, invited me to speak on October 8. Seeing as how I am not an historian, nor a lecturer, I suggested he interview me because, clearly, he saw something about me intersting enough to invite me that I couldn't (and still can't) see. Being...