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Addressing Gettysburg

Jun 13, 2024

Thomas R. Flagel is associate professor of history at Columbia State Community College in Tennessee. The author of several books, Flagel has also worked with multiple historic preservation groups including the Civil War Trust and the National Park Service.

 

Union and Confederate veterans meet at Gettysburg on the...


Jun 12, 2024

Cecily N. Zander is a historian of the Civil War era and the American West. At Texas Woman’s University, she offers courses on American history, military history, memory and popular culture. She received her PhD from Penn State in 2021.

Her first book, The Army Under Fire: Antimilitarism in the Civil War Era, will be...


Jun 8, 2024

It's CWI Summer Conference time again and we will release random talks from the weekend as we are able. Here is one done by Ronald C White on Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, in support of his new book "On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain." This talk was given on Friday, June 7,...


Jun 5, 2024

If you're visiting Gettysburg soon, you might want to listen to this episode (and all our others) before taking any tour.

History podcasts, like this one, like to get deep into the weeds. While that might be good for the lifelong Gettysnerd™, most visitors to Gettysburg have never even seen the movie, let alone read a...


Jun 4, 2024

Ranger Angie Atkinson joins me to clear up some of the misunderstandings about the licensed battlefield guide exam being given this December. In this episode we explore the process of being evaluated for a license to give tours in Gettysburg National Military Park. What can you expect for the written test? What...