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  1. WJC

    Opinions of General Richard H. Anderson's Conduct, July 2, 1863

    I recently watched an NPS 'Battle Walk' video regarding the second day at Gettysburg, Perry's Florida Brigade Attacks - Gettysburg Battle Walk with Ranger Daniel Welch. <> At about 1:25:30 in this interesting video, Ranger Welch points out that General Richard H. Anderson, whose forces were...
  2. pelham

    Quite the view

    General Gouverneur Kemble Warren , Gettysburg
  3. JPK Huson 1863

    Born On The Fourth Of July, OH, I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy

    Washington and Franklin depicted inside our struggle for birth as a nation. No patriotic trumpeting beneath, instead somber, cautioning lines. We picked a date which continued in significance through our still brief History- into the Civil War, entrenched in our citizenry and for which we must...
  4. Jimklag

    What was the target of Pickett's Charge

    There has long been a consensus among historians that the aiming point of Pickett's Charge was the Copse of Trees where Gettysburg battlefield godfather John Batchelder had the High Water Mark monument placed and arranged to have a wrought iron fence placed around the trees. But recently, there...
  5. Frea74

    "The Battle Of Gettysburg" - A Concise History…

    An interesting 30-minute account of the battle by LionHeart FilmWorks:
  6. JPK Huson 1863

    A Gettysburg Woman's July 4th, 1863, Who Is She, Please?

    One of the most evocative post battle images, by Tyson Brothers, a disheveled Gettysburg. Letterman Hospital's white outline and a stench we're told lasted until the first hard frosts reminded citizens their town now had a ' before ' and ' after '. And July 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Love these accounts...
  7. WJC

    10 Facts: Gettysburg

    Worth repeating as July opens.... https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/10-facts-gettysburg?utm_campaign=7118&utm_medium=update&utm_source=email
  8. James N.

    Civil War Talk Throwback Thursday, 6-28-18

    As we wind down June - the year's almost half over already! - and approach July minds naturally turn to the first days of July, 1863 at Gettysburg. Despite appearances, this particular Throwback Thursday photo doesn't go back quite that far, although the location was nearby! This tintype was...
  9. JamesArndt

    The Battle of Gettysburg - An Interactive Experience

    Hi everyone. I'm very new here and I wanted to have access to historians, reenactors and people with an interest in the Civil War so I joined up. I've been working on an interactive project (video game) specifically about the battle in and around Gettysburg. I am working on a smaller 10 minute...
  10. LoyaltyOfDogs

    Will an appeal to developer's patriotism save 17 acres @ Camp Letterman?

    The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) is campaigning to save 17 acres of the Camp Letterman site at Gettysburg. The organization is urging supporters to write to the president of S&A Homes of State College, Pennsylvania, whose plans for a 191-acre townhouse development would...
  11. 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-...
  12. Jimklag

    June 5, 2018 At Gettysburg

    Here are a few pictures from this past Tuesday's visit to Gettysburg.
  13. JPK Huson 1863

    " Georgeanna, Your Sister Is Dead ", Ginnie Wade , July 3, 1863

    Tipton's era ( ish ) photo of Georgeanna McClellan's half of the duplex shows the old basement doors entered from the street. Her sister's body was carried there, a battle making burial hazardous. Mary Filey Wade, Harry Wade, Ike Brinkerhof, Lewis Kenneth McClellan and mother Georgia huddled...
  14. JPK Huson 1863

    " We Came To Bury You, Whitey ", Gettysburg's Un-Dead Soldier

    We'd been documenting burials, with men carried to their graves since anyone thought it a good idea, digging them. Image from the Bayeux Tapestry is Edward the Confessor's grand procession in 1066- in July, 1863, a less famous personage was carried to his grave, by the Second Corps Hospital, in...
  15. kel1985

    91st Pennsylvania on Little Round Top, Blended photos

    These are blended from a photo I found on the web of the 91st Monument on Little Round Top, I'm not sure when the original was taken, but it appears to be one of the reunions. The modern shot was taken by me a couple years ago at Gettysburg. The shots don't quite line up perfectly but not too...
  16. James N.

    Civil War Talk Throwback Thursday, 5-17-18

    Since nobody seems to be following this semi-weekly thread anymore, this is a TEST: This week's Throwback Thursday goes all the way back to - LAST MONTH! This was taken by @1863surgeon using his cell phone camera while I was busy photographing details of the statuary on the Virginia State...
  17. kel1985

    124th New York at Gettysburg

    Again playing with the software. The two originals are from an 1897 reunion and 1905. The 1905 pic was taken by Tipton. Their monument is just above the Triangle Field by Devil's Den. Enjoy.
  18. Cdoug96

    Why is Ziegler's Grove called Ziegler' Grove?

    Why is Ziegler's Grove called Ziegler's Grove?
  19. Cdoug96

    Gettysburg Question.

    In the Gettysburg movie, Col. Chamberlain and his brother Lt. Thomas Chamberlain of the 20th Maine are caught up in Pickett's Charge. I had read somewhere that in reality they were there too, to request more ammo, but I can't find it anywhere. Were the two of them actually at Pickett's Charge?
  20. kel1985

    GRAPHIC Rose Farm Dead

    I realize this has been done a million times, but I finally got the modern shot lined up, so bear with me lol This is Gardner's photo of Confederate Dead on the Rose Farm superimposed over my modern color shot. The cracked rock is the anchor point that I used as a reference. Enjoy!
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