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May
26
by Gettysburg Greg at 9:08 PM
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meade hq.jpg

I have seen several examples of Gettysburg paintings that appear to match up with a post battle photograph. I am sure the artist, Dale Gallon in this case used the Gardner photograph of Meade's HQ as a model for his painting of Hancock and Meade mounted in front of the Leister house just as the fighting began on the Union left. Here are the painting and matching photo.
May
26
by John Hartwell at 2:06 AM
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,nj.png It has the makings of movie, or at least a novel … though the facts are far more improbable than any fiction.

One frigid evening in February, 1872, a man found himself trudging through the snow on a roadway near the village of Cleveland, Illinois. He was a strong, able-bodied man, dressed in good working suit, with a pair of new boots on his feet, and a coon-skin cap on his head.” In his hand was an oilcloth...
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