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Little noted, nor long remembered: Pres. Henry Lewis Baugher

We’ve all heard the names—Lee, Meade, Lincoln. These iconic figures shaped not only the Battle of Gettysburg, but also the Civil War and... Learn More


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150 + 1 years ago: Highlights from the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg

One year ago, the roads of Gettysburg were packed with vehicles, sidewalks were crammed with history and Civil War enthusiasts, media satellite trucks dotted the horizon, and the sound of cannon fire...

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Getting to know you: The Majestic Theater

In Gettysburg, a small town so interwoven with the American story, there are plenty of sites to see—from Little Round Top to Devil’s Den and the Eternal Light Peace Memorial to Pennsylvania...

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Guelzo examines Lincoln’s 1864 challenges in NY Times Civil War blog

Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and director of Civil War Era Studies, wrote a June 5 post for the New York Times’ Disunion blog about the challenges President Abraham...

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President Riggs pens op-ed as part of Aspen Institute’s Summit at Gettysburg

This week, President Riggs, Provost Zappe, and a number of student volunteers will be joining nearly 400 world leaders as part of the Aspen Institute Franklin Project’s Learn More


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Law, Order, and the Old West: Scott Dyke '65, Wyatt Earp Expert

For most people, retirement means golf courses and more time with grandchildren. For Scott Dyke ’65, it means even more. Since retiring in the early 1990s, the political science major, psychology...

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2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recognizes Guelzo, Johnson and Spielberg

The 2014 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, which includes an award of $50,000, will go to co-winners Allen C. Guelzo of Gettysburg College, for "Gettysburg: The Last Invasion," (Alfred A. Knopf) and Martin...

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The Lucky 13 of ’13: Top moments from the past year

2013 was yet another interesting, exciting, and successful year for Gettysburg College and our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

A new annual event to add to the list of well-loved...

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272 words: The Gettysburg Address 150 years later

On Nov. 19, 2013, the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian spoke to thousands at Soldiers&rsquo...

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Musselman Library: A trove of Civil War treasures

The Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the American Civil War (2011-2015) has been a notable time for Civil War buffs – and really anyone who appreciates American history. This period of historical...

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Alum pens book on Gettysburg Address in time for 150th anniversary

Once you visit historic Gettysburg, it is always with you. That is especially the case for Jared Peatman ’02, who recently released The Long Shadow of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, a book...

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Guelzo on Lincoln & test of American democracy in sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Allen Guelzo authored a piece that explores the Civil War's test of American democracy and Lincoln's affirmation of the American experiment in the Gettysburg Address  The...

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The Untold Story of the Gettysburg Address

The diary entries of Gettysburg College alumnus David Wills paint a picture of a serious, young man focused on his responsibilities as a student--studying the classics, practicing his debate skills....

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In advance of Dedication Day, Hancock interviewed on "Meet the Press"

Nine days before the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg College history and Africana Studies Prof. Scott Hancock was featured in a "Meet the Press" segment on the meaning and legacy...

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Photographic memories: William Frassanito '68 brings history to life

A story in The Washington Post this summer cited the many ways author and battlefield...

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Birkner examines Ike & Abe's principle, pragmatism in sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Michael Birkner '72 P'10 authored a piece on the similarly pragmatic approaches of Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Abraham Lincoln in their pursuits of human dignity for...

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College earns grants: Civil War teacher workshops, student-faculty research

Gettysburg College was recently awarded two grants that will both bring K-12 teachers to the College and battlefield to learn more about the Civil War and benefit student-faculty research in psychology...

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Recent grad creates historical garden with a community service twist

After Hannah Grose ’13 walked across the stage outside of Pennsylvania Hall, the environmental science major got to work turning her senior capstone from a mere research...

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College hosts Medal of Honor town hall forum Sept. 20; photo gallery

Gettysburg College hosted a town hall forum featuring three Medal of Honor recipients on Friday, Sept. 20.

The event was emceed by FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, and took place in the...

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Remember vets' struggles: Jordan in College-sponsored NY Times piece

Gettysburg College Prof. Brian Jordan '09 authored a piece on the struggles of Union veterans and how their experiences can be applied to today's veterans that appeared in the Sept. 15 New York Times...

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Distinctive Programs

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

Civil War Institute


Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music 


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