Updated October 10, 2009

Today somebody reached this article by searching on “antietam academic tour”.

Since this was originally posted, CSpan has made big changes in their website. These changes have been for the better, but unfortunately they have not done anything so that old links would still get you somewhere.

On their new website, here is a link for the program originally linked from here: (This is what today’s visitor was looking for)

Here are two other programs featuring Professor Gary Gallagher on the Civil War:

All three of these linked pages include video of the programs that you can view online.

links below this line are now obsolete


Re-airing on Saturday, December 23 at 11:15 am and Tuesday, December 26 at 4:00 am [ET]


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I did not intend to record this, since it looked like one of those “reenactors” events that I generally don’t see as worthy of attention.
However, I did get part of it b/c the first airing followed a program about China that I did want to record. I think this one really is

On CSpan-2:

On Sunday, September 17 at 2:15 pm and at 8:15 pm

Antietam National Battlefield Tour
Gary Gallagher Description: Civil War scholar and author Gary Gallagher takes a group of high school history teachers from Taos, New Mexico on a tour of Antietam National Battlefield Park in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Professor Gallagher discusses events leading up to the Battle of Antietam, the battle itself, and the political issues affected by Antietam. Fought on September 17th, 1862, the battle of Antietam is still the bloodiest day in American military history with over 23,000 killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of combat.Author Bio: Gary Gallagher has written six books and edited dozens of others. His works include “The Confederate War” Harvard University Press, 1997, “Lee and His Generals in War and Memory” Louisiana State University Press, 1998, and “Lee and His Army in Confederate History” University of North Carolina Press, 2001. He has edited several military campaign series including a collection of essays called “The Antietam Campaign.” For more information about Gary Gallagher, visit his University of Virginia webpage:

Antietam National Battlefield


Sharpsburg, Maryland (United States)


07/15/2006 –

0:43 –


Gallagher, Gary W. Professor, University of Virginia, American History

Gary Gallagher conducted a tour of the Antietam National Battlefield. The tour was given to high school history teachers from Taos, New Mexico, as part of a U.S. Department of Education program called Teaching American History.

~Portions included in program ID 192900.


  1. Posted November 9, 2006 at 6:15 pm | Permalink

    re-airing On Saturday, November 11 at 8:00 am

  2. Posted December 21, 2006 at 4:30 pm | Permalink

    Re-airing on Saturday, December 23 at 11:15 am and Tuesday, December 26 at 4:00 am [ET]

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