Tag Archives: First Day of the Battle of Gettysburg

Cultural Landscape Report for Gettysburg’s first day’s battlefield

In my last two blogs I wrote about important Gettysburg National Military Park goals for fiscal year 2014: addressing challenges at Little Round Top, and continuing battlefield rehabilitation on North Cemetery Ridge at the site of the old Visitor Center … Continue reading

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Romances of Gettysburg – Get Those Shoes, part 2

     1883 saw the publication of volume 3 of the Comte de Paris’s widely read History of the Civil War in America, which included an extensive treatment of Gettysburg (so popular that in 1886 the Gettysburg section was published … Continue reading

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The Romances of Gettysburg – Get Those Shoes

    I recently finished reading Stephen Sears Chancellorsville. One of the three appendices that accompany the book is titled “The Romances of Chancellorsville.” By romance Sears meant the fictions, the fables and yarns, that were spun up after the Battle … Continue reading

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