ECW Announces Garry Adelman as Keynote Speaker at 2022 ECW Symposium

Emerging Civil War is thrilled to announce the Keynote Speaker for the 2022 Symposium!

Garry E. Adelman

A graduate of Michigan State University and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Garry Adelman is the award-winning author, co-author or editor of 20 books and 50 Civil War articles. He is the vice president of the Center for Civil War Photography and has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg for 26 years. He has conceived and drafted the text for wayside exhibits at ten battlefields, has given thousands of battlefield tours at more than 70 American Revolution and Civil War sites and has lectured at hundreds of locations across the country including the National Archives, the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian. He has appeared as a speaker on the BBC, C-Span, Pennsylvania Cable Network, American Heroes Channel, and on HISTORY where he was a chief consultant and talking head on the Emmy Award-winning show Gettysburg (2011), Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color (2015), and Grant (2020).  He works full time as Chief Historian at the American Battlefield Trust.

Garry will be presenting “Gettysburg What Ifs” and you won’t want to miss this exciting discussion! Early Bird Symposium Tickets are on sale today.

For more information on the 2022 Emerging Civil War Symposium, August 5 – 7, please visit our Symposium page.¬†Look for additional symposium lineup announcements in the coming weeks. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to the Ridge!

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