Gettysburg Seminar Papers



D. Scott Hartwig is Supervisory Historian at Gettysburg National Military Park. In 1993 he was formally recognized for his talents by winning the Park Service's Freeman-Tilden Award for Excellence in Interpretation for the Mid-Atlantic Region. He is a popular author and lecturer.

Rebecca Lyons has been a Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park for more than 20 years. She holds degrees in history from Adrian College in Michigan and Fort Hays State University in Kansas. She has served as an instructor for Harrisburg Area Community College and as a guest speaker-lecturer at Gettysburg College and George Washington University.

Professor Edward C. Smith is the Director of American Studies and Special Assistant to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is also a Civil War and Afro-American Cultural Heritage Lecturer and Study Tour Leader for the Historical Society of Washington and the Smithsonian Institution. Professor Smith has served as a consultant to numerous federal agencies and in 1977 and 1978 he took leave of absence from teaching to work at the White House as a speechwriter during the Carter Administration. His writings appear in Yale Review, The Civil War Journal, Washington History, The Lincoln Review, and numerous other publications. He is currently writing two books on the Civil War. In 1991 he was awarded the American University's "Distinguished Faculty Award."

Eric Campbell is a Park Ranger-Interpreter at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is well-known for his in-depth interpretative field programs at Gettysburg and has authored numerous articles on the battle there.

Thomas Holbrook has been a Park Ranger Interpreter at Gettysburg National Military Park since 1991. Born and raised in Western North Carolina, he attended Appalachian State Univerity and the University of Minnesota, earning his B.S. in history and social science. For nearly seven years, he taught in the public school system, the last two years in special education programs. He has also worked at Ft. Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming and the Statue of Liberty National Monument in New York.

Tim Smith is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park. He is a Civil War researcher and a lifelong student of the battle. As a volunteer for the Adams County Historical Society, he has compiled a large collection of civilian accounts of the battle. He has lectured extensively on the importance of Gettysburg in the Civil War. He is also the author of the recently published book The Story of Lee's Headquarters.

Karlton Smith is a Park Ranger-Interpreter at Gettysburg National Military Park. Before joining the staff there he worked as a historical interpreter at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia from 1986 to 1990.

Edward Guy is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park and a life-long student of the Civil War. A native of South Carolina and Georgia, he came to Gettysburg to pursue his interest in this battle. He has been working for years to compile a list of Confederate officers in the battle and has a degree in fine arts from the University of South Carolina.

Thomas L. Schaefer is Assistant Director of Special Programs for the Pennsylvania State University York Campus. He also instructs numerous local history courses with a detailed study of the campaign and battle at Gettysburg. His current research focuses on Little Round Top, specifically the relationship of landscape to combat. He holds a B.S. in history from Susquehanna University and has completed the coursework toward an M.A. in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg.

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