THE PROGRAM PRESENTERS
Eric A. Campbell is a Park Ranger Interpreter
at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is well known for his in-depth
interpretive field programs at Gettysburg. He has authored numerous
articles on the Battle of Gettysburg.
Dr. Charles Fennell is an adjunct Faculty
Member of Harrisburg Community College at the Gettysburg Center as well
as a Licensed Battlefield Guide for Gettysburg National Military Park.
He holds degrees from Frostburg State University, Clarion University of
Pennsylvania, and earned his Ph.D. in American History from West
Virginia University. He is the author of "The First Modern War: The
American Civil War", an article in The American Military
Kathleen Georg Harrison is the Senior
Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park. She is the Co-author of
Nothing But Glory, a detailed study of Pickett's Division at
D. Scott Hartwig is a Supervisory Park
Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park. He has written and
lectured extensively to colleges, Civil War Round Tables, and on
Educational Television on the topics of the Gettysburg and Maryland
Campaigns. In 1993 he was formally recognized for his talents by
receiving the Freeman Tilden Award foe Excellence in Interpretation from
the Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Park Service.
Glenn LaFantasie is Deputy Historian and
General Editor of The Foreign Relations of the United States at
the U. S. Department of State in Washington D. C. He edited
Gettysburg: Colonel William C. Oates and Lieutenant Frank Haskell
(1992), a volume in the Eyewitness of the Civil War series published by
Bantam Books. He is also the author of several scholarly articles
including "The Other Man," on Colonel William C. Oates, which appeared
in Military History Quarterly (Summer, 1993). He is currently
working on two projects: a book about the clash between the 20th Maine
and 15th Alabama, and a biography of Colonel William C. Oates.
Dr. John A. Latschar was appointed
Superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park in August, 1994. His
previous experience includes the first Superintendency of Steamtown
National Historic Site, Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources for the
Denver Services Center, and Research Historian for seven years. He
received his B.A. and M.A. from Kansas State University and a Ph. D.
from Rutgers University.
Of his assignment to Gettysburg he says, "My goals
for the park Centennial and the years ahead are to work hard to preserve
the resources under our care. This battlefield is truly one of the crown
jewels of the National Park System."
Karlton Smith is a Park Ranger at Gettysburg
National Military Park. Before joining the Gettysburg staff he worked as
a historical interpreter at Independence National Historical Park from
1986 to 1990.
Mark Snell is the Director of the Center for
the Study of the Civil War at Shepherd College. He served with the U.S.
Army from 1987 to 1990. He was the Assistant Professor in the Department
in the Department of History at the U.S. Military Academy. Among his
publications is, "In Lasting Tribute: The U.S. Army and Gettysburg Since
1863," Blue and Gray, (February, 1990). He is presently at work
on a biography of Union General William B. Franklin.