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Gettysburg National Military Park’s Winter Lecture Series

Outstanding National Park Service rangers and historians from across the region provide hour-long talks about pivotal moments of the American Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. Previous winter lectures are available for viewing on the park’s Youtube channel at www.youtube.com/user/GettysburgNPS.

2019 Schedule:

  • Saturday, January 5: The Unfinished Work: The World Wars at Gettysburg, Jared Frederick, Penn State
  • Sunday, January 6: Roger B. Taney and his Changing Place in American History, Karlton Smith
  • Saturday, January 12: The Battle of Bristoe Station - Lee Renews the Offensive, Matt Atkinson
  • Sunday, January 13: “I have never seen so much damage” - The George Rose Farm at Gettysburg, John Heiser
  • Saturday, January 19: If These Things Could Talk: Artifacts in the Collection of Gettysburg National Military Park, Tom Holbrook
  • Sunday, January 20: Five Men on a Slow Boat Going Nowhere: The Hampton Roads Conference of Feb. 3., 1865, Bert Barnett
  • Saturday, January 26: The Wills Family & Lincoln's Visit: Life in a Northern Town, Troy Harman
  • Sunday, January 27: Specimens of Morbid Anatomy: Gettysburg Anatomy in the Army Medical Museum, Savannah Rose
  • Saturday, February 2: The War for the Common Soldier, Dr. Peter Carmichael, Gettysburg College
  • Sunday, February 3: "On the Tenuous Edge of Freedom: Gettysburg's African-American Community Before, During, and After the Battle," John Hoptak
  • Saturday, February 9: Scapegoat or Scandal?: JEB Stuart during the Gettysburg Campaign, Matt Atkinson
  • Sunday, February 10: Twilight at Gettysburg: The 1938 Reunion of the Blue and the Gray, Christopher Gwinn
  • Saturday, February 16: Eisenhower and the American Civil War, Daniel Vermilya of Eisenhower National Historic Site
  • Sunday, February 17: From Albuquerque to Richmond: Longstreet's Long Journey from New Mexico to the Seat of War, Karlton Smith
  • Saturday, February 23: Unprecedented Discovery at Manassas National Battlefield, Brandon Bies of Manassas National Battlefield Park
  • Sunday, February 24: Lincoln Mythed: Memorial Biographies and the Damage Done to History – A Discussion, Bert Barnett
  • Saturday, March 2: College Students in the Battle of Gettysburg: A Different Kind of Soldier, Troy Harman
  • Sunday, March 3: Roger B. Taney and His Changing Place in American History, Karlton Smith
  • Saturday, March 9: The Battle of Bristoe Station - Lee Renews the Offensive, Matt Atkinson
  • Sunday, March 10: Five Men on a Slow Boat Going Nowhere: The Hampton Roads Conference of Feb. 3., 1865, Bert Barnett
  • Saturday, March 16: The Wills Family & Lincoln's Visit: Life in a Northern Town, Troy Harman
  • Sunday, March 17: "On the Tenuous Edge of Freedom: Gettysburg's African-American Community Before, During, and After the Battle," John Hoptak
  • Saturday, March 24: If These Things Could Talk: Artifacts in the Collection of Gettysburg National Military Park, Tom Holbrook
  • Sunday, March 25: Scapegoat or Scandal?: JEB Stuart during the Gettysburg Campaign, Matt Atkinson
  • Saturday, March 31: Lincoln Mythed: Memorial Biographies and the Damage Done to History – A Discussion, Bert Barnett

*Schedule is subject to change. The full schedule of upcoming programs is listed on the park website

Upcoming Event Dates

2019
  • JAN 5
  • JAN 6
  • JAN 12
  • JAN 13
  • JAN 19
  • JAN 20
  • JAN 26
  • JAN 27
  • FEB 2
  • FEB 3
  • FEB 9
  • FEB 10
  • FEB 16
  • FEB 17
  • FEB 23
  • FEB 24
  • MAR 2
  • MAR 3
  • MAR 9
  • MAR 10
  • MAR 16
  • MAR 17
  • MAR 23
  • MAR 24
  • MAR 30
  • MAR 31

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