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2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winners announced

The 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, which includes an award of $50,000, will go to co-winners William C. Harris of North Carolina State University, for “Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving... Learn More


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Honorary American Civil War Sesquicentennial committee named

Some of the biggest names in media, government, history, business and academia will serve on Gettysburg College’s honorary committee for the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War...

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Civil War prof pens op-ed on presidential leadership

Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and professor of history at Gettysburg College, wrote an op-ed on what we can learn about leadership from the GOP presidential candidates and...

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50th Annual Fortenbaugh Lecture to be held Nov. 19; live-stream available

The 50th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture will take place at the Majestic Theater Nov. 19, coinciding with the 148th anniversary of Lincoln's delivery of the "Gettysburg Address."

Joan...

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Dedication Day events illustrate Gettysburg College's ties to Lincoln legacy

Nearly 150 years after the Civil War's pivotal battle and the Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg College remains strongly connected to the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.

Highlights of the College's...

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Historic careers: Students intern at Civil War sites

Eight Gettysburg College students worked on the front lines of American history this summer, completing internships at four National Park Service Civil War sites.

"These internships give our...

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Schmucker Art Gallery to host events as part of 150th anniversary of the Civil War

Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery will present an exhibition of paintings, photographs, and mixed-media installations by contemporary artist Lisa Blas as part of Gettysburg College's kick-off...

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Civil War Institute director featured on C-SPAN 3

Prof. Peter Carmichael's Southern history class was recently featured on C-SPAN 3's Lectures in History, a program featuring top college and university history professors giving lectures on U.S. history...

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Civil War 150th anniversary kicks off at Gettysburg College

As nationwide commemorations of the Civil War's 150th anniversary begin this month, Gettysburg College is at the epicenter, with events on campus and the launch of a new Civil War blog, "901 Stories...

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Student's Civil War film research chosen for Washington, D.C. presentation

A Gettysburg College student who researched the role of music in Civil War films was chosen to take part in a scholarly presentation on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Andrew Deen, Class of ...

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Gettysburg College names new director of Civil War Institute

Gettysburg College has named Peter Carmichael its new director of the Civil War Institute and Robert Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies.

Carmichael is currently the Eberly Family Professor...

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Two volume biography of Abraham Lincoln wins 2010 Lincoln Prize

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A two-volume biography that was 30 years in the making, by one of the foremost living authorities on Abraham Lincoln, has won the 2010 Lincoln Prize.

Michael Burlingame will...

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Civil War deaths shaped America, Harvard president says at Gettysburg College

Death was the “texture” of the Civil War experience, Harvard University President Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust said July 15 at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater.

“We ...

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Gettysburg College magazine reaches from Nicaragua to Lincoln's bedroom

The new issue of Gettysburg College's magazine reaches from a Nicaraguan coffee farm to the house where Lincoln finished his Gettysburg Address.

Since the early 1980s, hundreds of Gettysburg...

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National media feature Gettysburg College Lincoln experts; video available

From CNN to TIME Magazine, national media outlets turned to Gettysburg College faculty experts to help explain the enduring importance of Abraham Lincoln, as the nation marked the bicentennial of ...

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Books exploring Lincoln as commander-in-chief win 2009 Lincoln Prize

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Two books that re-define Abraham Lincoln's command of the largest army and navy of the 19th century will share the 2009 Lincoln Prize, which is endowed by Richard Gilder and Lewis...

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Gettysburg College's historic connection with Lincoln lives on

After 146 years, Gettysburg College's connection with President Abraham Lincoln is still going strong.

From students who annually visit the site where Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address...

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Gettysburg College Prof. Gabor Boritt wins 2008 National Humanities Medal

Gettysburg College history professor and Civil War scholar Gabor S. Boritt received the National Humanities Medal for 2008 from President George W. Bush.

At a Nov. 17 White House ceremony, ...

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Gettysburg Address commemorations planned Nov. 19

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg College's 47th Annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture will take place at the Majestic Theater Nov. 19, the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg...

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Distinctive Programs

Gettysburg College offers distinctive programs that enhance the quality of the liberal arts experience for students:

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Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music 


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