Monthly Archives: December 2012

Prisoners – Part 3 – A Confederate Story

    On the afternoon of July 1, Confederate general Robert E. Rodes, commanding a division in Lt. General Richard Ewell’s Second Corps, ordered the North Carolina brigade of Brigadier General Alfred Iverson to assault what Rodes believed was the enemy’s … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Stomp at Gettysburg

As we cross over into another winter here at Gettysburg National Military Park, it’s a good time to remember that a winter’s stomp on the fields offers a terrific opportunity to study topography as well as a time for quiet … Continue reading

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The Future of Civil War History

    Are you interested in the future of Civil War history? Would you like to hike Pickett’s Charge field, explore civilian stories in downtown Gettysburg, or discuss memory of the war? Are you intrigued by the relationship between historians and … Continue reading

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A Gettysburg Souvenir?

Just over my left shoulder and rising above the family pictures sits a wrinkled and faded grey kepi.   A quick glance at this object reveals an irregular shaped hole – a bullet hole a visitor asks?  Is this some priceless … Continue reading

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