A Taste of Gettysburg

I thought it might be nice to start the end of the work week on a lighter note. Looking forward to two trips to Gettysburg this summer. The first is the annual Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. This year will be my busiest institute yet. I will deliver a talk on the Crater, lead a breakout session on Confederate morale in the summer of 1864 as well as a dine-in on Pat Cleburne’s proposal to arm slaves. The highlight for me, however, will be the opportunity to once again work with the high school students.

A week later I head back to Gettysburg to take part in the 2014 Sacred Trust Talks. My talk is at 3:30pm on July 5 with a book signing at 4:30pm. Hope to see some of you between these two events.

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  • Bob Farrell Apr 19, 2014 @ 5:51

    I enjoyed reading of your planned trips to Gettysburg and the topics you will cover. It was a good read

    But OH!! I opened the You Tube bit and lost 1:28 of my life never to be retreived

    • Kevin Levin Apr 19, 2014 @ 5:53

      Sorry about that, but it is part of the Gettysburg experience.

  • Peter Vermilyea Apr 18, 2014 @ 13:34

    I’m looking forward to it as well Kevin!

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