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It’s a million pounds of marble.

It sits like a massive boulder
or a bomb-shelter two blocks
from the Square, which is what we call… 178 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg by James M. McPherson

The author of Battle Cry of Freedom, James McPherson is well versed, studied, articulate and fun to read. In this book the author takes you on a tour of the Hallowed Ground of the Gettysburg battlefield. 91 more words

Civil War

Women and African Americans at Gettysburg

Here’s Professor Margaret Creighton of Bates College talking about women and African Americans at Gettysburg. This is a pretty good presentation based on her 2005 book,  101 more words

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Top Posts of 2018

Tonight I am looking back at some of the most popular posts from the past year.

I will start with some posts that I have written in the past year. 343 more words

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Drag racing through Gettysburg before there were cars

The horses resembled harnessed dragons. With each breath exhaled through their nostrils, the horses’ breaths turned to vapor resembling smoke from fire-breathing dragons. They pawed at the snow on the street, waiting anxiously. 494 more words

Gettysburg battlefield tours continue despite partial government shutdown

GETTYSBURG, Adams County, Pa. — Despite a partial government shutdown, Destination  Gettysburg is still welcoming visitors to its many historical sites.

Destination Gettysburg released the following statement: 238 more words

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Along the Way: Tillie Pierce

“Years have come and gone since the happening of the events narrated in the preceding chapters, but they are as indelibly stamped upon my memory.”  819 more words

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