Brian Jordan

Lecturer in Civil War Era Studies


Veterans returning home from war, cultural history, historical memory

Expertise: Civil War

Education: Ph.D. Yale University, M.A. Yale University, M.Phil Yale University, B.A. Gettysburg College

Recent Work:

Jordan, author of Unholy Sabbath: The Battle of South Mountain in History & Memory, is completing his Ph.D. at Yale University. His dissertation, "Embattled Memories: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War," explores the cultural marginalization of Union veterans after the Civil War and the efforts of survivors to come to terms with the meaning of their participation in the conflict.

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(p) 717.337.6598
Campus Box 0413

Weidensall Hall
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

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