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The life and letters of the Iron Brigade’s John Pardington and his wife Sara

January 28

On Sunday, January 28th. Dr. Peter Carmichael, Civil War Institute Gettysburg College. Join Dr. Peter Carmichael, the Fluhrer Professor of History and the Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, for this fascinating examination of the correspondence between John Pardington, an enlisted man in the 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and his wife. In this revealing correspondence, the experience of the common soldier on the front lines comes to life and reveals the important connections between the battlefield and the home front.

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January 28