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Our Hearths and Our Homes–Gettysburg’s Toll on Civilians
November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Discover how local families were impacted by the battle of Gettysburg
Director of Education John Lustrea will talk with historian Dr. Ashley Luskey about several families in the Gettysburg area who were impacted by the battle. Learn how these civilians helped care for the wounded, and how they were either economically devastated or were able to recover.
Dr. Ashley Luskey is the Assistant Director of the Civil War Institute (CWI) at Gettysburg College. She is an active public historian with over 15 years of professional experience in interpretation, preservation, digital & oral history, archival work, & education. Prior to arriving at CWI, she spent 10 years working for the National Park Service, including 8 years at Richmond National Battlefield Park. Her articles have appeared on a variety of blogs, magazines, & scholarly journals.