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  1. 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"...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Ethan S.

    26th P.A. at Gettysburg: After the retreat

    I know the story of the 26th at the very begging. You know, when they ran? My gggreat uncle Elias Trautman was in the unit during the retreat. What happened after the retreat? Were thy put into reserve? Did they just go back to Harrisburg?
  5. damYankee

    Discussion The South Won Gettysburg ?

    Well, According to the Southern press,
  6. pamc153PA

    Where is it Wednesday - Gettysburg

  7. Ethan S.

    Gettysburg: the Ultimate "what if"...

    If I were Lee, I would have listened to Longstreet. Push South, down towards Washington, swing behind Meades army. Choose your own ground to fight on, capture Washington even. If they would have done that, the war would have been won, don't you think?
  8. Belle Montgomery

    Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade 2019 Video

    Bravo to my glorious fellow side saddle lady friend @Equestriangirl93 who shows up 33:12 minutes in in the video! 👏 Wish I could've been there with you on my trusty steed too! Well Done! 👏 Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade 2019
  9. ucvrelics

    Collection Gettysburg Excavated Alabama Volunteer Corp AVC Belt Plate

    Trying to get a bunch of stuff ready for the Franklin CW show in a few weeks and here is one of the rare pieces I will be taking. This AVC plate was dug in 1996 at the Lohr farm which was used as a CS hospital for the CS Army. The AVC was raised in March 1861 as part of the call for 10,000...
  10. Mrs. V

    Rifle found in parking lot after Gettysburg Parade

    On the Book of Faces someone posted that a rifle was found in the parking lot after the parade today. It looked to him like it had been leaning against a car and someone drove off without it...the post says that the weapon is in the process of being handed over to law enforcement. I thought I...
  11. NH Civil War Gal

    Discussion The Gettysburg of the West

    https://emergingcivilwar.com/2019/11/21/union-warriors-of-the-trans-mississippi-west-the-indian-brigade/#more-186192 I didn't know this at all - learn something new everyday! Taken in Wisconsin, these Native American Union recruits swear-in to service in the Union Army. Courtesy of the...
  12. SWMODave

    On the Gettysburg Address - by Shelby Foote

    November 19, 1993 - Speech given at dedication in Gettysburg It is an awesome, indeed a daunting thing to stand here where perhaps the greatest American—in or out of public office, high or low—stood, 130 years ago, and delivered what he later called ‘my little speech.’ His predecessor on the...
  13. CivilWarTalk

    Eternal Light Peace Memorial (Gettysburg)

    MONUMENT PROFILEPhoto ©Michael Kendra, April 2002. Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania Location: N. Confederate Ave, On Oak Hill Map Coordinates: +39° 50' 54.60", -77° 14' 36.60" MONUMENT DETAILS Artist: Cret, Paul Philippe, architect; Lawrie, Lee Oskar, sculptor...
  14. CivilWarTalk

    State of New York Monument (Gettysburg)

    MONUMENT PROFILEPhoto ©Michael Kendra, April 2002. Battlefield: Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania Location: Northeast side of the National Cemetery Map Coordinates: +39° 49' 14.88", -77° 13' 50.16" Men Engaged at Gettysburg from New York: 23,050 Gettysburg Casualties from New...
  15. M

    Bloody ground Gettysburg

    So, is the red color of the clay at Gettysburg due to all the blood, or was it already red due to minerals?
  16. Tom Elmore

    Capture of General Longstreet at Gettysburg - July 2 or July 3?

    [Preface: Normally I rely more heavily on eyewitness accounts than post-war analysis, but this case is clearly an exception. Of course we know Longstreet was not captured during the battle, but evidently at the time it was widely believed within the Union army, as well as by the local...
  17. MRB1863

    Where is it Wednesday, Gettysburg?

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  18. MRB1863

    Where is it Wednesday, Gettysburg?

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  19. MRB1863

    Where is it Wednesday, Gettysburg?

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