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The Battle of Gettysburg
- Instructor Bryan C. Gersbeck
- Code AH17
- Student Ages 8-18
This is a four-session course focusing on the Battle of Gettysburg. Students will learn who was involved, why they fought, and the events that led to American victory.
The course will focus entirely on the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. Students will examine the events that led to the battle and the three days of exhaustive fighting that concluded in a Union victory. They will review the generals, soldiers, and civilians who were affected by the battle, and they will gain an understanding of the conditions the soldiers were placed in and their thoughts pertaining to the war. Finally, they will explore the outcomes of the battle and its effects on both the North and South.
Live Classes: Fridays, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, from May 1st to May 22nd
Student Support: The instructor will be available via email and also via individual face-to-face online conferences.
Materials: All reading materials will be available on the internet.