Dan Welch

Dan Welch is currently a primary and secondary educator with a public school district in northeast Ohio. Previously, he was the Education Programs Coordinator for the Gettysburg Foundation, the non-profit partner of Gettysburg National Military Park. Dan continues to serve as a seasonal Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. He has received his BA in Instrumental Music Education from Youngstown State University and a MA in Military History with a Civil War Era concentration at American Military University.

Dan has also studied under the tutelage of Dr. Allen C. Guelzo as part of the Gettysburg Semester at Gettysburg College. He has been a contributing member at Emerging Civil War for over six years and is the co-author of The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863. He resides with his wife, Sarah, and three Labrador retrievers 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

  1. Pingback: Emerging Civil War Welcomes Dan Welch | Emerging Civil War

  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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