The Battle of Gettysburg, Day by Day


The Battle of Gettysburg had the most casualties of the civil war. Join us for a four part series covering each day of this conflict presented by well-known Civil War historians, lecturers and authors. Each day of the battle, including the retreat, will be covered in much detail. No charge for admission and there will be plenty of free parking.

7:00PM-9:00PM     Griswold Center Town Hall

April 4

Day 1:  Jamie Ryan – Prelude to the battle

Eric J. Wittenberg – The battle begins

April 11

Day 2:  Jamie Ryan – The South attacks Union flanks

Bob Keefer – Culp’s Hill

April 18

Day 3:  Wayne Motts – Pickett’s Charge on Cemetery Ridge

April 25

Day 4:  Eric J. Wittenberg – The Retreat and Final Thoughts

Jamie Ryan/Eric Wittenberg – Panel Discussion

About the presenters:

James G. Ryan - is the current president of the Central Ohio Civil War Roundtable and a practicing attorney in Columbus, OH.

Bob Keefer - is a retired English professor and academic administrator. He has read over 500 books on the Civil War. His interests range from battlefields to the political and legal aspects of this great conflict.

Eric J. Wittenberg - is an award-winning Civil War historian. His specialty is cavalry operations, with a particular emphasis on the Army of the Potomac’s Cavalry Corps. He is the author of 19 published books.

Wayne Motts – is a civil war historian, as well as the CEO of the National Civil War Museum, in Harrisburg, PA. He is also a licensed battlefield guide at Gettysburg National Military Park, and has written several books on the Battle of Gettysburg.