Dan Welch

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.


  • The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign. Savas Beatie, 2016. (Co-authored with Robert Orrison)

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3 Responses to Dan Welch

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  2. Donald C. Moody says:

    Enjoyed your program on William Child and the Smoketown Hospital last night in Columbus. I was not aware of the topic, but found it fascinating.Thank you for being so thorough. Hope to get you to Zanesville RT some time soon. Don Moody, coordinator Zanesville CWRT

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