Location: Gettysburg NMP Museum and Visitor Center | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 AM Fee Information: Free of charge Contact Name: Gettysburg National Military Park Contact Phone Number: (717) 334-1124, ext. 8023
The Civil War in 1863
Gettysburg National Military Park Mid-Winter Lecture Series 2013
Today's Program: Gettysburg Redeemed: Bristoe Station, Mine Run and the Fall Campaigns of 1863, with Dan Welch.
For Robert E. Lee, Gettysburg marked the end of a string of strategic and tactical victories with a bloody and discouraging defeat. And when General George G. Meade and his Army of the Potomac failed to destroy the Rebel army during its retreat, its tactical success at Gettysburg lost much of its luster.Both commanding generals tendered their resignations.Both were rejected.Would either of these generals find redemption in the coming fall campaigning?
This series of free, one-hour programs begins at 1:30 p.m. in one of the theaters at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Additional lectures will take place on weekends in the Ford Education Center through March 10 and are free of charge. Full schedule available by calling 717-334-1124 x 8023 or by visiting www.nps.gov/gettMore »