Written for both professional and amateur historians, Gettysburg Magazine has been publishing engaging and highly readable works of original scholarship concerning the battle and campaign of Gettysburg since 1989. Each issue presents peer-reviewed research into the strategies, the controversies, the participants, the witnesses, and the events leading up to and following the battle. Features include personal essays, historical and contemporary photography from the site, and maps that allow readers to more fully visualize the events of those critical three days in American history.
Number 63 (2020)
Battery G, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery in the Gettysburg Campaign
“Gen. Meade Showed No Disposition to Attack Us”: Lee’s Uncontested Escape Across the Potomac, July 14, 1863
Thomas J. Ryan and Richard R. Schaus
The Army of the Potomac Artillery Reserve at Gettysburg
“The Blood of Our Comrades Has Hallowed this Ground”: The 97th New York at Gettysburg
Cheryl A. Pula
“I Never Gave Up Hope. . . . ”: The Forgotten Union Prisoners Captured at Gettysburg
Thomas J. Ryan and Richard R. Schaus
Corp. Wilkison D. Perrin’s Bible and Pocket Diary, Battery H, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Edward C. Browne Jr.
The Essentials, Revisited: Battlefield Photography, Part II
James A. Hessler and Britt C. Isenberg, Gettysburg’s Peach Orchard: Longstreet, Sickles, and the Bloody Fight for the “Commanding Ground” Along the Emmitsburg Road
The Gettysburg Magazine publishes articles, edited documents, human interest stories, and book reviews of interest to scholars, history buffs, and members of the general public interested in the Gettysburg Campaign, the Gettysburg Address, the Gettysburg National Military Park, and the various personalities and controversies associated with these formative events. Scholarship from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences is welcome. Manuscripts may be submitted for review by the Editorial Board via e-mail attachments to the editor. Submissions should be in Microsoft Word or a compatible program. Illustrations are encouraged and should be submitted in electronic form scanned at a minimum of 300 dpi (dots-per-inch). Copyright laws require that the author receive written permission for illustrations that are not in the public domain. Electronic copies made with cell phone cameras or other devices with low resolution will not reproduce well in print. The style of submissions should follow the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. Sources should be fully identified in footnotes or endnotes using the footnote/endnote function in Word. The magazine publishes in January and July of each year, although there are no specific deadlines for submission. Accepted manuscripts are normally published in the next available issue. Questions regarding submissions may be directed to the editor at email@example.com.Book Reviews
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