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Lecture Series: Turning Point -- Pivotal Moments & People of the Civil War Era

Lecture Series: Turning Point -- Pivotal Moments & People of the Civil War Era

  • Dates: January 6, 2018 - March 4, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Location: Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • Time: 1:30 PM
  • Price: Free
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Winter Lecture Series
Turning Points: Pivotal Moments and People of the Civil War Era

Limited seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Schedule is subject to change. This program is free of charge.

Jan. 6 -- After Gettysburg: The Army of Northern Virginia Tries to Regroup
Jan. 7-- The Battle of Shiloh: Conquer or Perish
Jan. 13 -- Capt. Johnston's Sunrise Reconnaissance: How Lee and Longstreet Lost the War on July 2, 1863
Jan. 14 -- USS Monitor: The Ship That Launched a Modern Navy
Jan. 20 -- The Unfinished Work: The World Wars at Gettysburg
Jan. 21 -- If These Things Could Talk: Artifacts in the Collection of Gettysburg National Military Park
Jan. 27 -- Breaking the Final Bond: The Presbyterian Church and the Coming of the Civil War
Jan. 28 -- "A Great Weight at My Heart": The Army of the Potomac after Gettysburg
Feb. 3 -- God Has Granted Us a Happy New Year!" – An Unappreciated Turning Point of 1862: The Battle of Stones River
Feb. 4 -- Cogs in a Different Wheel: Non-combatant Life During the American Civil War
Feb. 10 -- Early at the Gates: The Battle of Fort Stevens
Feb. 11 -- "before the fearful and dangerous leap is taken:" The Fateful Compromise of 1850
Feb. 17 -- The Lincoln - Douglas Debates
Feb. 18 -- Gettysburg & Vicksburg: "The Confederacy totters to its destruction."
Feb. 24 --  "The movement was south." General Grant and the Overland Campaign
Feb. 25 -- "God Knows My Conscience Is Clear": Constructing George Gordon Meade's Legacy
March 3 --  After Gettysburg: Religion, Lee's Army, and Southern Culture
March 4 -- Mark Mahosky: 30 Years of Drawing the Gettysburg Battlefield 
March 10 --  Personal Turning Points – Jefferson Davis and George Thomas

Gettysburg National Military Park

Lecture Series: Turning Point -- Pivotal Moments & People of the Civil War Era