A.L.B.G. 2013 Visiting Scholars Program
Dr. Carol A. Reardon, our speaker at the 2013 Visiting Scholars Program, is the George Winfree Professor of History at The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Reardon has published a number of book and articles on a wide variety of military history topics and is a popular guide, speaker and lecturer - and a special friend of the Gettysburg Battlefield Guides.
"Beyond Jomini: Military Theory in the Civil War North"
Many students of the Civil War recognize the name of Swiss military theorist Antoine Henry Jomini, who once served on the staff of Napoleon Bonaparte. Indeed, as a general in the U.S. Marine Corps once asserted, Civil War generals entered into the conflict of 1861-1865 with a sword in one hand and a copy of Jomini's The Art of War in the other. But just how relevant was Jomini to the American Civil War. Join us and find out!
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Place: Abigail Adams Ballroom - Historic Dobbin House Restaurant
Time: 6:00 PM (Cash Bar); 7:00 PM (Dinner); 8:00 PM Speaker
Menu: Buffet Dinner (Chicken, Beef, Scallops)
Cost: $25.00 per person