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On the McClellan Go Round- George McClellan and the Antietam Campaign (Lecture)

Here’s Ranger Dan Vermilya giving an excellent presentation during the 2017 Gettysburg National Military Park Winter Lecture Series. This presentation discusses Major General George B. McClellan’s performance during the Maryland Campaign of 1862. 134 more words


BOOK QUOTE: "...her father's gun."

She had packed some apples from the orchard and then wrapped a few beaten biscuits into a gingham towel. Then Maureen gently drew open the drawer in the pantry. 85 more words


BOOK QUOTE: "Maureen wanted to help..."

Like her brother Joe, Maureen longed to serve her adopted country. An Irish immigrant, she had found a home in the Maryland farming community of Sharpsburg. 57 more words


BOOK QUOTE: "Instead of corn..."

Maureen and her friends, Eliza and Amy, who lived on the next farm, didn’t know what to expect when they ventured out away from their homes. 49 more words


"A Simple Hop, Skip, and Jump?" Burnside and His Bridge at Antietam: A Reexamination (Lecture)

Here’s Ranger John Hoptak giving an outstanding lecture as part of the Gettysburg National Military Park’s 2017 Winter Lecture Series. This lecture considers Major General Ambrose E. 93 more words


A Double Dose of MiLB Action

There’s a plethora of Minor League Baseball in the Mid-Atlantic and frankly, there’s no good reason to avoid it. As May turned to June, we had one particular date on the calendar: the weekend of June 3. 2,157 more words