Civil War Era Studies

Kent Lawrence Gramm

Adjunct Professor

Civil War Era Studies



Campus Box 0435


West Building
Room 212, H
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


PhD University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
MA University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Other M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary
BA Carroll College

Kent Gramm received his PhD in Creative Writing and American Literature at the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee). He has taught American studies, American literature, and creative writing in Germany as well as in the U.S. He directs the annual Seminary Ridge Symposium in Gettysburg and has published several nonfiction books on Lincoln and the Civil War -- one of which, November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has also published a novel and a volume of poetry. His play, Lincoln Lives, was performed in Baton Rouge as part of the Lincoln bicentennial inauguration ceremony. The graduate program at LSU awards an annual Kent Gramm Prize in Creative Nonfiction.

Courses Taught