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Stratford Hall will be hosting what promises to be an exciting and educational weekend seminar on Robert E. Lee as military commander on January 22-24, 2010. The program will be […]
Wish I could be part of the festivities up in Gettysburg this week. Well, not really. I read in the newspaper that this year’s reenactment promises to be the “biggest […]
You heard it here first. According to an NPS press release John Latschar has decided to stay on after learning from the Department of the Interior that his ability to […]
This past spring I had the pleasure of welcoming one of my blog readers from Italy who is both a high school history teacher and an avid Civil War enthusiast. […]
I came across an episode of “The Outer Limits” that deals with Civil War reenacting and the battle of Gettysburg. Many of you are no doubt familiar with what I […]
There is no one I respect more in the NPS than John Hennessy, who is chief historian at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. John offered the following as […]
John Latschar has accepted a position as the next president of the Gettysburg Foundation after 14 years with the NPS. During that time he has overseen major changes to the […]
Today the Washington Post ran a column by George Will published ten years ago about the state of the Gettysburg battlefield and plans to build a new visitor center.
I’ve been keeping track of recent reviews of the new Gettysburg Visitor Center in both newspapers and on websites. At some point soon I am going to write up an […]