Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College & Gettysburg National Military Park Sesquicentennial Conference
The War in 1863
Friday, June 21, 2013 to Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Every summer for the last thirty years, the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College has hosted a summer conference where public audiences and leading historians come together for small group discussions, battlefield tours, panel debates, and presentations. All sessions, lodging, and meals are held on the 200 acre college campus.
In keeping with the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, in 2013 we will be exploring the war in 1863, with a particular focus on the Gettysburg Campaign. Some of the topics will include:
- Lee & Confederate Generalship in the Gettysburg Campaign
- The War in the West
- Decisive Moments of July 1 & July 2
- Cowardice at Gettysburg
- The Richmond Bread Riots
- The Civil War Soldier Experience in 1863
The CWI conference is noted for offering fresh perspectives and new angles on the Civil War as part of an exciting and engaging dialogue between experts and general audiences. Experts in the field and our faculty for 2013 include:
- Gary Gallagher
- Allen Guelzo
- Scott Hartwig
- Caroline Janney
- Peter Carmichael
- Richard Sommers
- Carol Reardon & many others!
Visit the website for a detailed conference schedule and registration information.
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