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.

Carmichael, a Civil War and Southern history expert, examines the complexity of the Confederate soldier during the April 7 class that was later televised on C-SPAN 3.

Watch Carmichael's Southern history class on C-SPAN 3 here.

Carmichael is director of Gettysburg College's Civil War Institute, Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies, and professor of history.

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

Contact: Nikki Rhoads, assistant director of communications, 717.337.6803

Posted: Wed, 8 Jun 2011

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