Kevin Pawlak Presents “The Jewels of War” at GCC

Written by on January 31, 2018

What: Kevin Pawlak Presents “The Jewels of War” at GCC

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Where: Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus ~ Conable Technology Building, Room T102,

Who: All are welcome.


Kevin R. Pawlak, Licensed Battlefield Guide at Antietam National Battlefield, will be presenting “The Jewels of War: Robert E. Lee, George B. McClellan and the Battle of Antietam” as part of GCC’s Historical Horizons Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

The Battle of Antietam is America’s Bloodiest single day. In totality, twelve hours of fighting on Wednesday, September 17, 1862 left approximately 23,000 casualties. During this lecture, Pawlak will assess the dramatic events of the battle from the unique perspective of the commanders on the field.

Pawlak also serves as the director of education for the Mosby Heritage Area Association in Virginia and is the author of “Shepardstown in the Civil War: One Vast Confederate Hospital” and “The Heaviest Blow Yet Given the Confederacy: The Emancipation Proclamation Changes the Civil War.”

Pawlak’s presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in room T102 of the Conable Technology Building. All lectures are free and open to the public.

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