Category Archives: Gettysburg 150th

Gettysburg 150th – July 4 Battlefield Experience Programs

    Alexander Gardner, Timothy O’Sullivan and James F. Gibson were photographers. Gardner had managed the Washington, D.C. branch of Matthew Brady’s photographic gallery from 1860 to 1863, when he left to establish his own studio in the city. When news … Continue reading

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Gettysburg 150th – July 3 Battlefield Experience Programs

Fateful Decision – Lee and Longstreet on July 3     In reporting the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia on July 3, General Robert E. Lee wrote that “The general plan was unchanged. Longstreet, reinforced by Pickett’s three brigades, … Continue reading

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Gettysburg 150th – July 2 Battlefield Experience Programs

    Captain Samuel R. Johnston was an imposing man in his time. He stood 6 feet 2 ½ inches in height with a dark complexion, hazel eyes and dark hair. Before the war he worked as a civil engineer in … Continue reading

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Gettysburg 150th – July 1, 2013 Battlefield Experience Programs

    As the soldiers of Brigadier General Solomon Meredith’s 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, marched up the Emmitsburg Road on the morning of July 1, 1863, Sergeant Major George Legate, of the 2nd Wisconsin, made his way up from … Continue reading

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