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  1. JohnW.

    New Hotel Opening Soon In Gettysburg

    Gettysburg Daily New Hotel on Steinwehr Avenue Opening this Spring Posted: 05 Feb 2017 08:36 AM PST From left to right: In the background, the Taneytown Road entrance to the Soldiers National Cemetery. The Hancock Avenue Gate. And in the foreground, the newly constructed Best Western...
  2. JohnW.

    Timber!!!!!!

    Gettysburg Daily Tree Down near Virginia State Monument Posted: 29 Jan 2017 07:54 PM PST A large tree fell across the paved walkway near the Virginia State monument along West Confederate Avenue on Sunday.This image was taken facing northwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Sunday, January...
  3. Gettysburg Greg

    WARNING GRAPHIC: Rose Pasture Then and Now with "Bent Knee" Soldier

    In this Gardner photograph from his Rose Pasture series of eleven plates, the "bent knee" soldier is seen at top right. William Frassanito discovered that this Confederate soldier also appears in a second image that had never before been associated with this one. That is the famous photograph...
  4. LoyaltyOfDogs

    Buy a Civil War Dog T-Shirt, Get 2 FREE Civil War Dog Note Cards

    Through Valentine's Day, buy an adult-size Civil War dog T-shirt (featuring Sallie Ann Jarrett of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry) and get two free handmade Civil War dog blank note cards. Shirts are available in sizes S through XXL. Please see photos of our shirt and the note cards...
  5. J

    Lincoln's Honor Guard at Gettysburg

    Does anyone have any information on the men (their names, how many) that made up Lincoln's honor guard at Gettysburg? I know they were members of the Invalid Corps and made the trip with Lincoln on his four-car train from D.C. Also, and specifically, is it possible to determine if any of them...
  6. J

    Pickett's Charge used as a popular term

    I can't seem to find any info on when the term Pickett's Charge was used as a popular description for the third day attack against Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg. Was it fairly immediate or did it occur much later? I am most keen to know if it was used by the time Lincoln delivered the...
  7. Eric Wittenberg

    On Lee, Stuart, Orders, and Gettysburg....

    Submitted for your consideration... These are the three orders given to Jeb Stuart on June 22 and 23, 1863. They constitute the operational orders for what became his expedition. They are as clear as mud. The person responsible for drafting them was R.E. Lee's military secretary, Col. Charles...
  8. lelliott19

    Col Francis Markoe Cummins - Fought at Shiloh & Gettysburg

    Expired Image Removed Lt Col Francis Markoe Cummins (1st Iowa, 6th Iowa, & 124th New York) Fought at Shiloh AND Gettysburg Francis Markoe Cummins was a native New Yorker and a veteran of the Mexican War, but at the outbreak of the civil war, he was a resident of Muscatine County, Iowa. On May...
  9. JPK Huson 1863

    Georgiana's Gettysburg, 1863

    With apologies to members not making the trek this week, we're a little Gettysburg-specific in theme. It's inevitable, given the scope there, there would be a kind of informational flurry in anticipation. Of course, sounds to me as if many members are in the air as I write this or are becoming...
  10. 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...
  11. JPK Huson 1863

    Gettysburg, Where Was Your Ancestor?

    OK, blame Reb Forever for this thread. Another photo here just got to me as usual, not to be outdone by the real thing- which is where people's relatives were during Gettysburg. Gives me major chills every, single time- and not just my own relatives. We had one at Fairfield, my grgrgrandfather...


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