Monthly Archives: June 2012

On the Eve of Battle

If you are one of the many people who are planning to visit Gettysburg National Military Park soon - packing your bags, filling up your gas tank, or even boarding a flight, allow me to share a little information that may … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Cushing

    1st Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing is possibly the most famous 1st Lieutenant of the Battle of Gettysburg, perhaps of the Civil War. There is now a good chance that Cushing, who was killed on July 3 during Pickett’s Charge, … Continue reading

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What the Goddess Sees and More: The View from the Top of the Pennsylvania Memorial

Earlier today, Gettysburg National Military Park’s monument preservation staff started a cleaning and washing project on the Pennsylvania State Memorial, the largest monument on the Gettysburg battlefield.  The work requires a 150 foot lift and the Gettysburg Foundation is covering … Continue reading

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Frankenstein

Didn’t think there was a Frankenstein connection to the Gettysburg battlefield.  Read our guest post by Seasonal Park Ranger Chuck Teague and learn otherwise:    Valuable perspectives on the Battle of Gettysburg can be gained from many sources: official reports, … Continue reading

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