Prof. Allen Guelzo was interviewed in the July 1 edition of Parade Magazine on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
150 years ago today, hearts raced and cannons rolled near a quiet town in Pennsylvania: Gettysburg.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the epic battle, PARADE sat down with Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R. Luce III Professor of the Civil War Era at Gettysburg College and author of Gettysburg: The Last Invasion (also reviewed here). Whether you’re an American-history buff or a curious novice, you’ll be surprised what you can learn from a man who “lives and breathes” the Civil War. Read on to find out about cavalry, politics, and misperceptions. And be sure to read our exclusive excerpt from Dr. Guelzo’s book. Charge!