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My favorite Gettysburg Address

I had totally planned that my next post would be about a Jimmy Buffet Concert Tailgate (you may recall, I posted about a Bruce Springsteen tailgate earlier). 349 more words

Food And Drink

Post 38: Gettysburg Requiem

The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates

Yet another of the slightly obscure biographies that I’ve picked up at the Last Bookshop in Oxford over the last few years; this book tells the story of William C. 655 more words


Poetry First Fridays at the Ragged Edge in Gettysburg

When I hear the word “quaint,” I think—small town, ton of store fronts, traffic circle, outdoor restaurants, history, families, dogs. I think—Gettysburg. And when I think Gettysburg, I don’t always think of poetry. 876 more words



Real carriage. Fake horse.  It’s a small lane in the middle of the old Gettysburg.

This is one of the many things I love about tourist towns. 291 more words


Medal of Honor Award 150 Years Belated

Lieutenant Cushing was wounded and kept his cannon firing at the Rebels of Pickett’s Charge. Full story here.