- Improving Water Quality on the Gettysburg Battlefield
- “The enemy were on the gun and limber…” Gunner John Norwood’s narrow escape at Gettysburg.
- Announcing the Great Task Youth Leadership Experience!
- The Curious Story of a Long Lost Valentine’s Day Poem
- Standing Where They Stood – Looking Through Windows in Time
Monthly Archives: September 2011
With generous help from the Civil War Trust, the National Park Service has acquired another key parcel of land on the Gettysburg battlefield – the Josiah Benner house. Gettysburg National Military Park took possession of the 9-acre property this … Continue reading
I often relate the story of George Deichler to students and visitors as an example of both why the Union ultimately prevailed in the Civil War and the steep price some of the survivors paid to ensure the Union was … Continue reading
If you haven’t seen them already fungi or fall mushrooms are fruiting all across the battlefield landscape. You can find them along the edges of park avenues, historic woodlots, and even in open old fields. Mushrooms come in all shapes … Continue reading
For many years, students of the Battle of Gettysburg have sung the praises of the Spencer rifle and its contribution to the great Union victory. Numerous authors have suggested that it was the Spencer that helped derail the Confederate attack … Continue reading