Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch

Welcome back to another installment of our 2019 Emerging Civil War Spotlight series: Each we have introduced you to another of our outstanding speakers that will be presenting at the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium August 2-4, 2019. Today we introduce you to our last speaker, Dan Welch. 

Dan Welch at the grave of Rufus Dawes, 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Dan Welch currently serves as a primary and secondary educator with a public school district in northeast Ohio. Previously, Dan was the Education Programs Coordinator for the Gettysburg Foundation, the non-profit partner of Gettysburg National Military Park, and continues to serve as a seasonal Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. During his time at Gettysburg, he has led numerous programs on the campaign and battle for school groups, families, and visitors of all ages.

Welch received his BA in Instrumental Music Education from Youngstown State University where he studied under the famed French Hornist William Slocum, and his MA in Military History with a Civil War Era concentration at American Military University. Welch has also studied under the tutelage of Dr. Allen C. Guelzo as part of the Gettysburg Semester at Gettysburg College. He currently resides with his wife, Sarah, in Boardman, Ohio.

Keep following this series as we begin our behind-the-scenes looks at our speaker’s presentations next week. And, don’t forget to register for the 2019 Emerging Civil War Symposium today! Click here to go to our full 2019 Symposium webpage.

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