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"History Worth Fighting For"

Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Inc.

PO Box 3359
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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Mission Statement

The Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Inc. (SBPA) is a non-profit organization,
dedicated to preserving the site of the Civil War battle at Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
The battle fought here on September 19 and 20, 1862, brought to an end the Army of Northern Virginia's Maryland Campaign and was a significant factor in General Robert E. Lee's decision
to retreat farther into the Shenandoah Valley.
The battle is of significant historical value to our nation and a valuable West Virginia Landmark.
The Association intends for the site to be preserved as a park
dedicated to educating the general public of its historical significance.


Board Of Directors:

Edward E. Dunleavy - President
Stephen Alemar - Vice-President
Gary L. Capriotti - Treasurer
Carol E. Dunleavy - Secretary and Webmaster
Dr. Thomas G. Clemens - Chairman History Committee
President, Save Historic Antietam Foundation
Sara Smith - Chairwoman, Fundraising Committee
Edward R. Moore - Chairman, Legal Committee
Michael L. Nickerson - Chairman, Benefit Concert Committee
Patrick J. Hughes
Cindy Fesser
Joe Khare
Nieltje Gedney

Historical Advisory Board:

Kevin T. Barksdale - Marshall University
Stephen W. Berry II - University of Georgia
Peter S. Carmichael - Gettysburg College
Thomas W. Cutrer - Arizona State University
William C. Davis - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
William W. Freehling - Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Gary W. Gallagher - University of Virginia
Lesley Jill Gordon - University of Akron
A. Wilson Greene - Petersburg, Virginia
Clark B. Hall – Fairfax, Virginia
Earl J. Hess- Lincoln Memorial University
Caroline E. Janney - Purdue University
Robert E. L. Krick - Richmond, Virginia
Susanna Michele Lee - North Carolina State University
William A. Link - University of Florida
Thomas A. McGrath – North Country College
James M. McPherson - Princeton University
Frank A. O’Reilly - Fredericksburg, Virginia
Elizabeth B. Pryor - Washington DC
George C. Rable - University of Alabama
Gordon C. Rhea - Charleston South Carolina
Mark A. Snell - Shepherd University
Susannah J. Ural - University of Southern Mississippi
Joan Waugh - University of California, Los Angeles

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Historical Advisory Board

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