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Gettysburg at Arlington Part 39: Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is the host for our series on Arlington National Cemetery. He is standing by the graves of Isaac Little (143rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg), and John Delaney (107th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg). This image was taken facing northwest at approximately 12:00 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking [...]

Culp’s Hill Panorama: February 2012

This Culp’s Hill Tower Panorama was taken from southwest to northeast at approximately 9:30 AM on Sunday, February 19, 2012. Today we have another panoramic update from the Culp’s Hill observation tower. For a medium-sized version of the panorama click here. For the larger JPEG version, click here. If you’d like to see the uncompressed TIFF [...]

Little Round Top Panorama: February, 2012

Our latest panoramic update of the change of seasons from Little Round Top. This view was taken at approximately 11:45 AM on Saturday, February 18, 2012. For a medium-sized version of the panorama click here. For the larger JPEG version, click here. If you’d like to see the uncompressed TIFF file, you can [...]

Gettysburg Rock Carvings 8 with Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Tim Smith

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Tim Smith is the co-author of the book Devil’s Den: A History and Guide, from Thomas Publications. He continues our look at Gettysburg Rock Carvings by showing us carvings on the Rose Barn. Tim is pictured here at the southeast corner of the barn, pointing to one of the [...]

Lincoln Statue on Gettysburg Square Restored and Returned

Today we’ll take a look at the recently returned statues of Abraham Lincoln and a modern-day tourist/speech reader in the center of downtown Gettysburg. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:10 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Originally installed in 1991, the statues require cleaning and repairs every few years. This view was taken [...]

140 Places Every Guide Should Know Part 25: Gettysburg LBG Fred Hawthorne

Captain David Acheson was a college student at western Pennsylvania’s Washington College (class of 1863) when he and a couple of friends chose to leave the school and recruit what would become Company C of the 140th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. He received his commission on August 22, 1862. The 140th Pennsylvania was mustered into service [...]

140 Places Every Guide Should Know Part 24: Gettysburg LBG Fred Hawthorne

Daniel Sickles returned to the site of his Gettysburg wound in 1886. Brigadier-General Charles Graham is on the right. The Trostle Barn is in the right background. This view was taken facing southeast by William Tipton in 1886. Fred Hawthorne’s interest in the American Civil War stemmed from stories his grandmother related of his soldier-ancestors’ war [...]

Gettysburg at Arlington Part 38: Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is the host for our series on Arlington National Cemetery. He is standing by the grave of Daingerfield Parker, who fought with the 3rd United States Infantry at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. This image was taken facing northeast at approximately 11:30 AM on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Arlington [...]

The John and Barbara Adams Tape Collection: Part Nine

A selection of tapes from the John and Barbara Adams Tape Collection Today we will be presenting two selections from Licensed Battlefield Guide Gary Kross. The collection consists of dozens of cassette tapes of varying quality that John and Barbara recorded of programs given by National Park Service Rangers and Licensed Battlefield Guides, both on [...]

The Angle Panorama: February 2012

To our left we can see the monument to the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, the Copse/Clump of Trees, the monument to the 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, and the Round Tops. The Codori Farm is visible to the front left. The Pickett’s Charge fields are before us, as is the treeline on Seminary Ridge. On the [...]

Gettysburg’s Oak Ridge Tower Panorama: February 2012

On the left the camera is pointing to the northeast and on the right of the view the camera is pointing to the southeast. For the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (44.3 MB) here. This view was taken at approximately 10:45 AM on Friday, February 10, 2012. As [...]

Seminary Snow

The Lutheran Theological Seminary on Oak Ridge. This view was taken facing west at approximately 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Approximately 1-2 inches of snow accumulated on Wednesday in the Gettysburg area. This view was taken facing west at approximately 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Though snow was falling all day, only about [...]

140 Places Every Guide Should Know Part 23: Gettysburg LBG Fred Hawthorne

Gettysburg’s Christ Lutheran Church, located on Chambersburg Street, was founded in 1835. During the Battle of Gettysburg, this structure, at its peak, accommodated approximately 150 wounded soldiers. This was taken facing southeastShow More Summary

140 Places Every Guide Should Know Part 22: Gettysburg LBG Fred Hawthorne

The Fahnestock Brothers Store became the home of the United States Sanitary Commission on July 9, 1863. This photograph, courtesy of the United States Military History Institute, was taken facing northwest by Alexander Gardner’s group on July 9, 1863. Fred Hawthorne’s interest in the American Civil War stemmed from stories his grandmother related of his soldier-ancestors’ [...]

140 Places Every Guide Should Know Part 21: Gettysburg LBG Fred Hawthorne

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Fred Hawthorne is the host for our series on 140 Places Every Guide Should Know. He is standing in the shadow of the Jacob Stock House on South Washington Street. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 2:30 PM on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Fred Hawthorne’s interest in the American Civil [...]

McPherson’s Ridge Panorama: February 2012

This view was taken at approximately 9:15 AM on Sunday, February 5, 2012. On the left we are looking to the southwest. On the right we are looking toward the northeast. For a medium-sized version of the panorama click here. For the larger JPEG version, click here. If you’d like to see the uncompressed [...]

The Eternal Light Peace Memorial Panorama: February 2012

On the left the camera is pointing to the southeast and on the right of the view the camera is pointing to the northwest. For the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (104 MB) here. This view was taken at approximately 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Here [...]

The Klingel House: Restoration Update

The Daniel Klingel House along the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg National Military Park. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 4:15 PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Previous coverage on the restoration work performed...Show More Summary

Gettysburg Transit Center Takes Shape

The York Adams Transportation Authority’s “Gettysburg Transit Center” began construction in earnest in the past few weeks on the 1500 square foot property on Carlisle Street in downtown Gettysburg. Notable buildings of Gettysburg College can be seen in the background against the horizon line. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on [...]

Eleventh Corps at Gettysburg Part 47 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey

Major General Oliver Otis Howard’s performance at Gettysburg may best be described as mixed. While his management of the battle on the afternoon of July 1st left much to be desired, it may be argued that no Federal officer could have won that fight, under the same circumstances. On the following two days, he behaved [...]

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