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Savas Beatie Author Conclave—Day Three: No “three phases” at Antietam

by Sarah Keeney We had the unique pleasure of meeting with Tom “Mr. Antietam” Clemens outside the Antietam Visitor’s Center on Tuesday, July 30, where Tom gathered us around to set up the three phases of the day’s fighting. That … Continue reading

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Savas Beatie Author Conclave—Day Three, on the way!

The Savas Beatie Author conclave has been a big hit so far, attracting dozens of participants to talks in Gettysburg over the past couple of days. The third day of the conclave will send folks to Antietam, South Mountain, and … Continue reading

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Savas Beatie Author Conclave, Day Two: East Cavalry Field

By Sarah Keeney We continued the SB Author Conclave in the afternoon with Eric Wittenberg discussing General Farnsworth’s suicide cavalry charge ordered by General Kilpatrick on the afternoon of July 3 near Big Round Top in which they had no … Continue reading

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Savas Beatie Author Conclave, Day Two: Buford vs. Heth

“If blood and guts is your thing, this is not your tour. This is strategy and tactics.” We started the day with J.D. Petruzzi at the First Shot Market, a mile and a quarter from the park boundary, at the … Continue reading

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Savas Beatie Author Conclave, Day One: “Not Today Mickey, Not Today”

by Sarah Keeney Lance told the story of Mickey Sullivan in the Railroad Cut. Mickey jumped into the railroad cut and a Rebel officer handed him a sword. He threw it at a ‘Big Rebel’ after being shot. After the … Continue reading

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