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War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion

| Filed under: Civil War Era, Military History, Recent Releases, U.S. History
War, Memory and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion by Thomas R. Flagel. Kent State University Press

This June 29–July 4 reunion drew over 55,000 official attendees plus thousands more who descended upon a town of 4,000 during the scorching summer of 1913, with the promise of little more than a cot and two blankets, military fare, and the presence of countless adversaries from a horrific war. Most were revisiting a time and place in their personal history that involved acute physical and emotional trauma.

 


Meade author John Selby is interviewed on his upcoming book in Civil War Books and Authors

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John G. Selby is interviewed by Civil War Books and Authors on his upcoming book Meade: The Price of Command 1863–1865. He discusses the book and the controversial legacy of General George G. Meade, Civil War commander of the Army of the Potomac.
“It actually began with me questioning the central premise of most of the [...]

 


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