As I will not be scheduled to post again prior to the actual anniversary, I felt it appropriate to blog about one of my favorite topics of study. I still remember my high school history teacher describing the Battle of Gettysburg as the “-est” battle of the American Civil War.
The “biggest,” the “bloodiest,” and had the “greatest impact” upon the history of America. While this statement is contentious it is significant to remember this event for a variety of reasons that I think is important to make sure our students know about the battle, and the Civil War in general. Continue reading The 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg