Local Historian Howard Coffin To Be Featured on C-Span

June 25, 2013

in News,Woodstock

Woodstock native, Howard Coffin is one of eight civil war historians selected to speak on the 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on Sunday.
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(from www.c-span.org)
150th Anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Sunday, June 30, 2013

The Battle of Gettysburg took place July 1-3, 1863, in Pennsylvania, as Union forces turned back an invasion of the North by Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The Union victory inspired President Abraham Lincoln to call for “a new birth of freedom” in his address a few months later dedicating the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg…. read more at c-span.org


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