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Gettysburg and History

Ever since we’ve moved to this part of Pennsylvania, we have loved visiting the battlefield at Gettysburg. Now that we only have a month left here, we finally did something we’ve been wanting to all along – we got a tour from a… 564 more words


From Battlefield to Home

After detailing battle strategy and fierce fighting, many Gettysburg books come to a close with stark casualty numbers smoothed over by a quote from the Gettysburg Address. 1,080 more words

American Civil War

The Curmudgeon, The Eccentric, and the “Norse God”: How Three Men Impacted the Battle of Gettysburg: Part Seven

Part Seven in a Series

Lee’s Bad Old Man Takes the Field:

At the outset of the Chancellorsville Campaign, Major General Jubal A. Early was the junior ranking division commander in Lee’s army. 901 more words


Forgotten Gettysburg

There is a somewhat forlorn battlefield to the east of Gettysburg that few visit. It is located near a shopping area off the route 30 corridor. 451 more words

American History

The Most Scientific and Resourceful of All: General Edward Porter Alexander

Friends of Padre Steve’s World

I am getting ready to conclude my latest Gettysburg Staff Ride with my students from the Staff College. It has been a fantastic experience again. 1,556 more words


Little Round Top

Gettysburg is much like the rest of Central PA, yet very different.  For me, hearing “Gettysburg” makes me think of a variety of things.

Part of Route 30 that is typically well below the speed limit. 338 more words


Bitter Feelings I wish Never to Experience Again: Tuesday Musings

Friends of Padre Steve’s World

It is funny how a single event, or a number of seemingly unrelated events can change all the plans for a week of writing. 1,014 more words