Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

Allen Guelzo

"A Walk Through the Civil War: Tipping the Scales"

Speaker: Dr. Allen Guelzo, Luce Professor of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Kline Theater, Gettysburg College
Sponsored by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

 

Opening Reception: Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Apse,  Musselman Library, Gettysburg College
Featuring period banjo music performed by Professor Larry Marschall
Co-sponsored by the Friends of Musselman Library and the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

 

William Harris

"Lincoln and the Border States: A Test of Presidential Leadership"

Speaker: Dr. William C. Harris, co-winner of the 2012 Lincoln Prize
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: CUB 260, Gettysburg College
Sponsored by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

 

Traveling Trunk Show

Monday, March 4, 2013-Friday, March 15, 2013
Location: Musselman Library
Teachers can reserve a time for their class (grades 4-8) to learn about the daily life of a Civil War soldier.  Contact Donna Skekel at 717-337-6895 or dskekel@gettysburg.edu to make an appointment (required).

 

Richard Sautter

Notes at Night: "A Reading for Lincoln"

Performance by Richard Sautter, accompanied by Dearest Home
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Musselman Library Apse, Gettysburg College
Sponsored by the Friends of Musselman Library

 

Allen Guelzo

"A Walk Through the Civil War: The Curtain Falls"

Speaker: Dr. Allen Guelzo, Luce Professor of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Location:  Kline Theater, Gettysburg College
Sponsored by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

 

Jason Frawley

"Lincoln and the Laws of War"

Speaker: Dr. Jason Frawley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College

Monday, March 25 at 4:00 pm (please note date has been revised)
Location: McCreary 101

Sponsored by the Friends of Musselman Library

 

Elizabeth Leonard

"What's Been Forgotten about Lincoln's Forgotten Ally?"

Dr. Elizabeth Leonard, John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History, and Chair, Colby College and co-winner of the 2012 Lincoln Prize
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (please note date has been revised)
Location: Bowen Auditorium, Gettysburg College
Sponsored by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

 

Dobbin House

Civil War Era Dance Workshop

Led by the Victorian Dance Ensemble
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Location: CUB Ballroom, Gettysburg College

Experience the music, dance and social style of the Civil War Era at this dance workshop. No experience or partner necessary. Instructors are members of the Victorian Dance Ensemble, part of the performing troupe of the Civil War Dance Foundation. They will lead participants through a variety of easy dances. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the Friends of Musselman Library