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When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg by George Sheldon

So many of us are fascinated by the Battle of Gettysburg. The author shows the history from the average citizen’s viewpoint. Townspeople experienced the battle in a unique way. 99 more words

Sandra Merville Hart

Gods and Generals

… or four and a half hours of my life I won’t get back.

The impetus for watching this film was actually inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. 2,180 more words

Tragic Heroes of Little Round Top, Part Two

The Professor: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

While Colonel Joshua Chamberlain’s story is much better known than his brigade commander, Strong Vincent, he was another of the citizen soldiers whose performance and leadership on Little Round Top saved the Union line that hot July evening. 3,475 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings

ECW Weekender: Alonzo Cushing Monument

This past October, I traveled to western New York for a wedding in Fredonia. The small town is located on the shores of Lake Erie and is about an hour or so southwest of Buffalo. 338 more words

Battle Of Gettysburg

“To Act in the Light of Truth” Another Staff ride at Gettysburg

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Today I am travelling up to Gettysburg for another Staff Ride with students from the Staff College. The weather this weekend looks like it will be spectacular for the visit, praise be Al Gore for the great weather, but admittedly weather like this probably isn’t that great for us in the long run, so say the climate scientists and researchers that I trust to tell the truth, but I digress… 393 more words

History

You don't know were life will lead you, but just hang on for the ride.

A shy girl from New Jersey branched out on her own after two years of community college and moved away from home. She got her degree but didn’t yet want to leave the place that she felt was helping her discover who she really was. 512 more words

Manipulating Memory: The Story of the 9th Massachusetts Monument at Gettysburg

Gettysburg’s Big Round Top is home to one of the lesser known monuments on the battlefield. It marks the position held by the Irish 9th Massachusetts Infantry from the late evening of 2nd July 1863. 2,294 more words

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