Britt Isenberg


Gettysburg means so many different things to so many different people, but the common thread is the power of the place. The energy of this history is breathtaking and emotional. We can each see ourselves in these people that made history and that gives us the ability to improve in every aspect of our lives.

Britt Isenberg is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park, where he has engaged thousands of visitors in using the battlefield as an experience to enhance themselves personally and professionally. History is made every day and he fully believes the past can be a conduit for a better future. Britt has been a Guide at Gettysburg since 2014.

Additional Background

  • Author of two books about the Civil War: "The Boys Fought Like Demons" (2016) and co-authored "Gettysburg’s Peach Orchard" (2019)
  • Published in numerous Civil War periodicals through writing and photography including "Gettysburg Magazine", "America’s Civil War" and "Civil War Times Magazine"
  • Civil War programs featured on PCN-TV and C-Span History
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University of Pennsylvania


Our faculty is made up of instructors and guides, many of whom are licensed battlefield guides. Instructors and guides are chosen for each session based upon the identified goals of the group.

Emergent Leaders (Young Professionals Program)

The Act of Followership is a critical leadership behavior. With insights gained from a uniquely tailored approach which integrates a number of our core learning modules, experiential exercises, and a Performance Relational Questionnaire (PRQ); Emergent Leaders are able learn and apply practicable skills that support and advance an organization’s strategic mission from within. Advance the career of your high-potential by providing the necessary tools to follow and influence peers and colleagues, by learning to ask the right first questions. This program is suited for the individual contributor and those new to management.

2022 Program Dates

Pursuit, Retreat and Resilience

The Pursuit, Retreat and Resilience Program is designed to continue the conversation and prepare effectively for organizational setbacks and reposition more rapidly when they occur. Build upon the lessons learned from your first visit and integrate new knowledge of Meade's Pursuit, Lee's Retreat to Virginia and Lincoln's Visit to Gettysburg. Position your leadership style to guide both people and processes during times of intense challenge and adversity, as we explore the continuation and impact of the Gettysburg Campaign through today's environment.

2021 Program Dates

2022 Program Dates

Women of Distinction

This three-day program integrates three central and distinct groups of women into the current Gettysburg Leadership Experience platform. These groups represent the professionals who attend, women leaders who currently shape the Gettysburg community, and the female historical protagonists who pivoted and put their lives on the line during the Battle of Gettysburg. Through this facilitative process, the program will provide a shared learning and leadership experience, coaching opportunities and connections to share challenges and successes, and an ongoing network of professionals from a variety of industries.

2021 Program Dates

2022 Program Dates

Open Enrollment Programs

Our open enrollment programs meet the needs of those seeking an exceptional leadership training opportunity on an individual or small-group basis.

The following Open Enrollment programs are available for individuals and small groups. To explore a customized Experience for your organization, please contact