gettysburg citizens

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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Carrie Sheads Had Company; " Some Ladies Of The Town " Save The 6th Wisconsin's Colors

    Using an image a little perfect for the thread, an enlarged snip from an LoC photo. Two ladies are crossing Chambersburg Pike, in front of Elias Shead's house, Gettysburg. Oak Ridge Seminary is elsewhere, this was the Shead's family home. Principal of the school, Carrie famously hid 97th New...
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    " Their Cries Of Woe Will Never Pass Out of My Hearing ", William McClean's July, 1863

    Letterman Hospital overlooks Gettysburg in August, 1863. Every home was affected, every family had a story of the Day It All Changed Forever. Young attorney, husband and father in July, 1863, William McClean told his. Please excuse the length. Thread is probably a big yawn unless ' Gettysburg...
  3. JPK Huson 1863

    Gettysburg; Clouds On The Horizon, June 1863

    Baltimore St., from the square- that's ' C.W. From the photo taken here, close up? That's C. W. Spangler's Cheap Store You look at shots of Gettysburg, the town and they are incredibly similar to other mid state settlements. It's crazy. Two, not far from here could be Gettysburg, 1863 a-...
  4. JPK Huson 1863

    July 1, 1863, The Beginning Of After For Gettysburg Citizens

    Those three shattering days during July, 1863 were to the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania citizens days forever marking ' Before ' and ' After '. Nothing would be the same, the entire world gone mad, not merely changed, ' different ' a pitiful understatement. Insulted by their singular...
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