amos homiston

  1. JPK Huson 1863

    The Gettysburg Homestead, Testimony To Who We Can Be

    " The Homestead ", unrecognizable from how it looks today, in 1866 as it was dedicated. Grant is supposedly one of the officers although Meade was there that day too. The building served as O.O. Howard's HQ 13 years before. Guessing he's in this indistinct image somewhere in the center clump...
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    154th New York's Posthumous Celebrity, Amos Homiston, A Newspaper ' What?? ', September, 1865

    Harness maker Amos Homiston enlisted in the 154th New York Infantry unaware that one photograph would launch him so firmly into national fame there would one day be a monument to him on the battlefield where he died. Philinda Homiston Barnes, mother of 3 children orphaned July 1st at...

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