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Quite an Overlook

I wouldn’t say that the Oak Ridge area, which houses the monuments of John C. Robinson’s division of the I Corps, is the most over-looked area of the battlefield. 362 more words

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Witness

There are two well-known rock clusters or stacks (that I know of) that appeal to park visitors – The Elephant Rock in the Slaughter Pen and the boulder stack on the slope of Little Round Top depicted in the left side of this photograph. 142 more words

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A Good Report of This Day's Work

Part of the Dan Sickles salient that was stretched far too thin included the men of the 124th New York, otherwise known as the Orange Blossoms (as they were out of Orange County). 186 more words

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First Brigade, First Division, First Corps

The Iron Brigade consisting of five regiments as evident by the spokes on the cross depicted here (2nd Wisconsin, 6th Wisconsin, 7th Wisconsin, 19th Indiana and 24th Michigan) marched to Gettysburg with 1,829 men. 91 more words

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Fruitful Again

The land that Reverend Joseph Sherfy’s Peach Orchard sat on, for the longest time, used to not have any peach trees at all. For the most part the commanding ridge alongside the Emmitsburg Road that was such a prominent artillery platform during the battleĀ sat barren. 124 more words

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Take Back the Works

Depicted here is the monument to the29th Pennsylvania in the area of the saddle between upper and lower Culp’s Hill. Oddly enough, this regiment is among those in the Culp’s Hill area of the battlefield to have two separate monuments. 233 more words

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Over the Crest and to the Rocks

One of the most aesthetic witness trees in the park is the one just above Devil’s Den. There are many angles that let you get a good shot of the Triangular Field side of Houck’s Ridge (where I shot this one from) or from the clusters of boulders that you can see jutting over the crest. 134 more words

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