Dole Institute to be site of Gettysburg conference

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – History professors from Kansas and Missouri will be among panelists this month at the Dole Institute of Politics at a conference focused on the bloodiest battle of the Civil War.

Military experts from Fort Leavenworth’s Command and General Staff College also will be part of the institute’s “Gettysburg 150″ event June 20 at the University of Kansas.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports  the daylong conference will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Professors from KU and Park University in Parkville, Mo., will be among those speaking.

The free event’s afternoon session will take an in-depth look at each of the battle’s three days. It will conclude with an evening session looking at the entire battle and decisions that led to a victory for Union forces.

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