Dan Welch

Dan Welch is an 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. Welch continues to serve as a seasonal Park Ranger at Gettysburg National Military Park. Dan also serves as the Associate Editor of the long-running Gettysburg Magazine. He has received his BA in Instrumental Music Education from Youngstown State University, an MA in Military History with a Civil War Era concentration at American Military University, and completed Gettysburg College’s rigorous Gettysburg Semester program under the tutelage of Dr. Allen C. Guelzo.

A lifelong student to the Civil War era, Dan has been a contributing member at Emerging Civil War for over seven years and is the co-author of two works in the Emerging Civil War Series: The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863 and Never Such A Campaign: The Battle of Second Manassas, August 28-30, 1862. Welch has also co-edited several volumes in the Emerging Civil War’s Tenth Anniversary Series, including: Grant Vs. Lee, The Summer of ‘63: Vicksburg & Tullahoma, and The Summer of ‘63: Gettysburg. Dan is also the co-author of Ohio at Antietam: The Buckeye State’s Sacrifice on America’s Bloodiest Day. He has published numerous essays, articles, and book reviews. Dan resides with his wife, Sarah, and three Labrador retrievers in Boardman, Ohio.

Publications:

    • The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign. Savas Beatie, 2016. (Co-authored with Robert Orrison)
    • The Summer of ’63: Gettysburg: Favorite Stories and Fresh Perspectives from the Historians at Emerging Civil War (Emerging Civil War Anniversary Series). Savas Beatie, 2021. (Co-edited with Chris Mackowski)
    • The Summer of ’63: Vicksburg and Tullahoma: Favorite Stories and Fresh Perspectives from the Historians at Emerging Civil War (Emerging Civil War Anniversary Series). Savas Beatie, 2021. (Co-edited with Chris Mackowski)
    • Ohio at Antietam: The Buckeye State’s Sacrifice on America’s Bloodiest Day. History Press, 2021. (Co-authored with Kevin Pawlak)
    • Grant vs Lee: Favorite Stories and Fresh Perspectives from the Historians at Emerging Civil War (Emerging Civil War Anniversary Series). Savas Beatie, 2022. (Co-edited with Chris Mackowski)
    • Never Such A Campaign: The Battle of Second Manassas, August 28-30, 1862. Savas Beatie, 2022. (Co-authored with Robert Orrison)

 

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