Civil War Institute
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 saw citizens and students of Gettysburg crowd into the Majestic Theater for the fifty-third annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture. The audience listened attentively as Dr. Nina Silber, a renowned historian of the American Civil War, explored the nuanced application of the memory of Abraham Lincoln during the 1930s and ‘40s, especially as associated with the figure of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. [excerpt]
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Caswell, Bryan G. and Clancy, Heather L. '15, "Point/Counterpoint: Anchoring Historical Memory" (2014). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 76.