History : History Department Faculty

Peter C. Vermilyea

Available in Adjunct Office 7:15-7:50 p.m., Monday
860-824-5123 x476


B.A. History – Gettysburg College
M.A. History – WCSU
CAGS – Educational Leadership – Southern CT State

Courses – History 101, History 149

Teaching Interests – American Military History

Research/writing interests – The Battle of Gettysburg

Publications include:

“Civil War America,” (Almanacs of American Life).  New York:  Facts on File, Forthcoming.  (Research editor)

“The Professor and the Major:  A Gettysburg Controversy.”  America’s Civil War.  Forthcoming.

“A Damnable Outrage’:  Theodore Roosevelt’s 1902 Streetcar Accident.”  American History.  August 2005.

“The Grave of General John Sedgwick.”  Blue and Gray Magazine.  February 2005.

“Military Operations in the Gettysburg Area to June 24, 1863.” Gettysburg Magazine.  Issue 32.  January 2005

“The Effect of Lee’s Invasion on Gettysburg’s African-American Community.”  Gettysburg Magazine.  Issue 24.  January 2001.

“General John Sedgwick and the Pursuit of Lee’s Army After Gettysburg.”  Gettysburg Magazine. Issue 22. January 2000.

“Of the People, By The People, For the People” and Other Quotations from Abraham Lincoln.  What’s New York:    Columbia University Press, 1996.  (Assistant editor)


  • Running (faculty winner of Campus to Campus 5K!)
  • Kayaking
  • Guitar
  • Baseball