Civil War Institute Director Emeritus mentioned in Patriot-News

Civil War Institute director emeritus Gabor Borritt was mentioned in the Patriot-News. His son, Jake Borritt, is showing his film, "The Gettysburg Story," at the Allenv Theater in Annville. Borritt was mentioned in relation to his son's work.

From the Patriot-News:

The film by Jake Boritt also features use of helicopter-mounted cameras, motion control time-lapse cinematography, and 3D animated maps. It is narrated by actor Steven Lang, who played the villain Col. Miles Quaritch in the film “Avatar.”

Boritt grew up on a Civil War farm adjoining the Gettysburg battlefield, which was a stop on the Underground Railroad and served as a Confederate hospital during the battle. His father, Gabor Boritt, is a Lincoln and Civil War scholar who was the founder and first director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College.


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