Sims, his nine students and his wife pose next to a statue of Lincoln in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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Sims’ students smile on Burnside’s Bridge at Antietam where Union soldiers fought for three hours to capture the bridge and force Confederate troops backward.
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A statue of Union General Gouverneur K. Warren overlooking the battlefield from Little Round Top in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is pictured.
“Now turn and walk up this sunken road and imagine never setting foot on the ground because of how many of your comrades’ bodies had fallen.” Dr. Kevin Sims, senior professor of political science at Cedarville University, shared the scene from a different era as he directed his students along the infamous Sunken Road that was part of the Battle of Antietam in Maryland.
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Weinstein, Mark D., "Battlefield Lessons Bring Civil War to Life" (2021). News Releases. 1454.