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Our last day - the Jennie Wade Museum

Our last day in Gettysburg was shorter than expected as we wanted to avoid the thunderstorms and rain as much as possible on our way home.  769 more words


'Your Likeness Was Buried With Him': A Letter to An Irish Soldier's Wife After Gettysburg

The second day of the Battle of Gettysburg was a tough one for New York’s Excelsior Brigade. Although not an ethnic Irish formation, many of the brigade’s regiments- such as the 70th New York Infantry- had large contingents of Irishmen in their ranks. 515 more words

Irish American Civil War

From the Halls of Montezuma....

Mary Irene Norvell Fisher Masse, writing in her memoirs in 1960, commented about her grandmother Mary Dean Redfield Norvell this way: She had married young, the son of wealthy and prominent people. 899 more words

American History


Gettysburg, July 4, 1864

When you see the Southern Cross for the first time
You understand now why you came this way  –RD Curtis

Necromance… 643 more words


19th Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg

Today, on the anniversary of the third and final day of the Battle of Gettysburg, it seems appropriate to discuss one of the Massachusetts units that was in the thick of the repulse of Pickett’s Charge. 1,990 more words


The Girls of Gettysburg, by Bobbi Miller

Summary:  Pickett’s Charge, one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, is the climax of this Civil War adventure, told from the perspective of three girls: a Union loyalist, a free Black, and a girl from Virginia who disguised herself as a boy to fight in the Confederate Army.

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Have a Happy Fourth of July!

Dear Members:

The MSBA Government Relations Team wishes you a happy Fourth of July!

Please see the inspiring message below Rep. Dean Urdahl sent today to his constituents in District 18A. 272 more words