- The Other Gettysburg Addresses: Presidential Orations at Gettysburg Part II
- The Other Gettysburg Addresses – Presidential Orations at Gettysburg
- Birthday Events at Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site
- “I never saw men more resolved upon an accomplishment.” Lt. Colonel Franklin Gaillard Writes Home, Part 2.
- “We can whip three or four (of them) to one.” Lt. Colonel Franklin Gaillard Writes Home, Part 1.
Category Archives: Monuments at Gettysburg
Monument specialists at Gettysburg National Military Park and the NPS Historic Preservation Training Center are working in Gettysburg to prepare for the casting of a new life-sized bronze statue of a standing Abraham Lincoln for the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, … Continue reading
First the good: Earlier this month Gettysburg National Military Park was honored when the head of our monument preservation team received a national award for excellence for the care of monuments, cannon, plaques, fences, headstones and signs. All the monuments … Continue reading
Yesterday, another piece of the puzzle was locked into place on Gettysburg’s Cemetery Ridge when National Park Service (NPS) staff moved the Battery F 5th U.S. Artillery monument back to the spot where it had originally been placed more than … Continue reading
From June 7 through August 10, Gettysburg National Military Park will offer a variety of free ranger guided programs that explore the Battle of Gettysburg, care of the wounded, the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, the monuments of … Continue reading
Got some spring cleaning to do around your home? Imagine the tasks involved in sprucing up 1320 monuments, 410 cannon, 148 historic structures, 33 miles of paved historic avenues and roadways, 8 miles of historic dirt and gravel lanes, and … Continue reading
This week we’ll look at another of Gettysburg National Military Park’s 2014 goals, the rehabilitation of North Cemetery Ridge Since 2009 the park and the Gettysburg Foundation have been implementing phases of this project to return key portions of the … Continue reading
One of the more attractive New York monuments on the battlefield has to be the 80th New York Volunteers-20th New York State Militia monument on Reynolds Avenue. A pre-war organization that mustered into Federal service in 1861, the “Ulster Guard”- … Continue reading
Monuments and memorials seem to breed controversy. Take for example a current battle brewing in Florida over a proposed monument to Union soldiers killed in the battle of Olustee. Or you could turn your gaze to Washington D.C. where battles … Continue reading
Few men had a greater influence on the preservation and development of the Gettysburg battlefield than John Bachelder. Bachelder came from New Hampshire and earned his living primarily as an educator and artist. He was thirty-five years old when … Continue reading
Gettysburg National Military Park monument preservation staff placed a new carved granite arm for the 11th Massachusetts Infantry onto its pedestal on the battlefield earlier today (on Thursday, April 11, 2013). The work started at approximately 8 a.m. and was … Continue reading