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  1. pamc153PA

    Where is it Wednesday - Gettysburg

  2. infomanpa

    Best Gettysburg Book List

    Recently, Jim Hessler and Eric Lindblade did a podcast discussing their favorite reference sources and books about the battle. Since both are reputable Licensed Battlefield Guides, I think that their opinions are helpful. For those of you who don't want to take the couple of hours to listen to...
  3. NH Civil War Gal

    Discussion Last Boy in Blue (at least in New Hampshire and I believe of Gettysburg)

    By John Clayton, originally written in 1998 and now in his book “Remembering Manchester, Towering Titans and Unsung Heroes” I have this book, but I also heard this talk in September 2019 when the Manchester Historical Association had a one day Civil War reenactment and John Clayton gave a talk...
  4. Robert Gray

    Why couldn't this be Gettysburg?

    This stereoview, "Battle Grounds of the Potomac Valley", by William Moody Chase has always intrigued me. The original is in the collections of the New York Historical Society and is identified as a Memorial Day observance at Antietam. If only a Gettysburg photographer had been this close to the...
  5. R

    Lee's Gettysburg Campaign Was Doomed From the Start; Logistics & Horses.

    Lee's Gettysburg Campaign Was Doomed From the Start; Logistic & Horses It is great fun to speculate on what General Lee could of, would of, should of at Gettysburg. I personally have war gamed dozens of scnerios. While that was both instructive & entertaining, it did leave out the critical...
  6. MRB1863

    Where is it Wednesday, Gettysburg?

    Where is this...
  7. MRB1863

    Where is it Wednesday, Gettysburg?

    Identify the location of this site...
  8. infomanpa

    Christmas Festival in Gettysburg, now lasts for 3 days

    It's a beautiful, but cold evening here in Gettysburg. They blocked off Baltimore Street so you can walk in the middle of the street. I am at the Reliance Mine Saloon while I am posting. Cheers.
  9. Ethan S.

    Collection Relics from Gettysburg

    Gettysburg has been a passion of mine for a while. While I still don't know everything about the battle, I'm still learning. One of the neat things about Gettysburg, is an often overlooked post battle story of possibly the greatest relic dash in U.S. history. The shells that hit the ground on...
  10. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - Gettysburg Books!!! A Very Special Super Fan Choice Episode! (S1 E11)

    Published on: December 5, 2019 To close out Season 1 of The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast, Eric and Jim are addressing their broadest topic yet as selected by you, the listeners (Super Fans!). Episode 11 looks at Gettysburg Books and the Historiography of the Battle of Gettysburg and the...
  11. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - Johnston Pettigrew and the Gettysburg Campaign (S1 E10)

    Published: November 6, 2019 Widely regarded as one of the smartest and most accomplished individuals from the South during the Antebellum era, North Carolina native Johnston Pettigrew led his brigade from the Old North State through some of the most ferocious combat of the Civil War. Join Eric...
  12. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - The Killer Angels and Gettysburg "a.k.a. The Movie" - Part Two (S1 E9)

    Published: October 22, 2019 In Episode 9 of The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast: The Killer Angels and Gettysburg "a.k.a. The Movie" - Part Two, Eric and Jim do a deep dive into the 1993 Ted Turner produced historical film epic Gettysburg! Or as many fans and students of the battle call it "the...
  13. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - The Killer Angels and Gettysburg "a.k.a. The Movie" - Part One (S1 E8)

    Published: September 16, 2019 In Episode 8 of The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast, Eric and Jim delve into the background of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novel "The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara and the 1993 film adaptation "Gettysburg." To many students of the battle the novel...
  14. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - Lewis Armistead with Special Guest LBG Wayne Motts (S1 E7)

    Published: September 5, 2019 For Episode Seven of The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast, Eric and Jim are joined by their friend and fellow Licensed Battlefield Guide Wayne Motts to discuss the life of Brigadier General Lewis Armistead. In addition to being a Licensed Battlefield Guide, Wayne Motts...
  15. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - What was Lee Thinking? July 3, 1863 (S1 E6)

    Published: August 28, 2019 Eric and Jim attempt to delve into one of the most commonly asked visitor questions they receive as Licensed Battlefield Guides at Gettysburg: What was Lee thinking to order Pickett's Charge? This episode focuses on the planning that went into one of the most famous...
  16. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - The Peach Orchard at Gettysburg - Part Two (S1 E5)

    Published: August 14, 2019 Eric and Jim continue their dive into the actions in and around the Sherfy's peach orchard. In this episode they delve into some of the most intense, yet overlooked fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg. They also cover what became of the property after the battle...
  17. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP - The Peach Orchard at Gettysburg - Part One (S1 E4)

    Published: August 7, 2019 The first of a two-part series which will focus on the ferocious, yet often overlooked, fighting in and around the Peach Orchard owned by Joseph Sherfy and his family. In part one, Eric and Jim give background on the property and discuss the plans of General Robert E...
  18. CivilWarTalk

    Podcast BGP "What If Jackson Were At Gettysburg?"(S1 E3)

    Richard Ewell and July 1 Published July 30, 2019 In Episode Three, Eric and Jim delve into the often-asked question of "what if Jackson were at Gettysburg?" While not an alternative history episode the premise is to use the question as a means to compare and contrast Thomas "Stonewall"...
  19. CivilWarTalk

    Table Artillery Pieces Participating At Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863

    TYPE OF PIECE No. of USA Artillery % of USA Artillery No. of CSA Artillery % of CSA Artillery No. of TOTAL USA & CSA ARTILLERY % of TOTAL USA & CSA ARTILLERY (R) 10 pdr. Parrott Rifle 60 16.6% 42 15.4% 102 16.1% (R) 10 pdr. Ordnance Rifle 146 40.5% 73 26.8% 219 34.6% (R) 20...
  20. M

    Discussion Atrocities at Gettysburg?

    I was wondering what what atrocities the members of the Union III and V Corps believed they were repaying the Confederates for committing at Gettysburg. "Another division of Union soldiers press on the next morning to the town of Front Royal, but the Rebels were gone, except for...
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