Aug. - Paul Bretzger
"Gen. Hancock on First Day of Gettysburg"
Paul E. Bretzger received the 1987 History Award at Stockton University for outstand senior theis and is an architect living and working in New York City.
General Winfield Scott Hancock was perhaps the most influential officer in the federal lines, though he command only one of seven Union corps at gettyburg.
Understanding Hancock's pivotal actions at Gettysburg is essential to understanding the battle itself.
Sept. - Kathryn Canavan - "Lincoln's Last Days"
Oct. - Terry Bryan - "Money and Banking in Delaware during the War"
Nov. - Fred Seth - topic TBA
Dec. - I need to get the name of that singer from Ft. DE for this year - help!!!
Jan. - Willian Connery - try again for Lee's birthday
Feb. - Jeff Munn - topic TBA
March - Bill Sheridan - the Irish 69 (for St. Paddy's Day!)
THIS MONTH'S SPEAKER IS:
David R. Craig
GREETINGS FROM GETTYSBURG
Mr. Craig has showcased 160 beautiful historic postcards, memorializing important and noteworthy scenes as though browsing a family picture album.
His book is as much about the visitors to Gettysburg as it is about the soldiers and the battle struggles.