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The Eternal Light Peace Memorial Panorama: April 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 (55.8 MB) here. This view was taken at approximately 11:00 AM on Friday April 20, 2012. Here [...]

Licensed Battlefield Guide John Archer: East Cemetery Hill Part 6 (Battle Walk)

Licensed Battlefield Guide John Archer stands with participants on his East Cemetery Hill battle-walk on Sunday. This view was taken facing west at approximately 1:00 PM on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Though Yankee born and bred, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide John Archer dates his interest in the Civil War from his childhood discovery of Confederate ancestors on [...]

Emmitsburg Part 1: Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Joe Mieczkowski

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Joseph E. Mieczkowski is the host for this series on Emmitsburg, Maryland. He is standing by a historic mural of Emmitsburg near the Jubilee Shopping Center on the east side of town. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 5:00 PM on Friday, March 30, 2012. Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Joseph [...]

Harvest of Death Part 5: Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman and Tim Smith

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman and Tim Smith are south of the Henry Spangler Farm, whose buildings are shown in the right background. Garry is holding a copy of Gettysburg Magazine Issue #3. In this issue, Historian Earl Coates proposed that the Harvest of Death photographs were taken at the location where Tim and [...]

John Wilkes Booth’s Escape #7 With Gettysburg LBG Mike Kanazawich

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich is the host for our series on John Wilkes Booth’s Escape. He is standing in front of the Randolph-Peyton home in Port Royal, Virginia. John Wilkes Booth and David Herold stopped here on April 24, 1865. This image was taken facing southwest at approximately 12:30 PM on [...]

McPherson’s Ridge Panorama: April 2012

This view was taken at approximately 4:15 PM on Saturday, April 14, 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 download it here (61.9 MB). Here is a panoramic view from McPherson’s Ridge for the [...]

Houck’s Ridge Panorama: April 2012

The photographer is standing on Houck’s Ridge just down the ridge from the monument to the 99th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (shown in the right portion of this shot), facing Little Round Top and Plum Run Valley. This view was taken at approximately 4:15 PM on Friday, April 13, 2012. For a medium-sized version of the [...]

Reader Photo Friday

Today we have the pleasure of showing you a few Gettysburg-related photos taken and sent in by our readers. This view is courtesy of Gettysburg Daily reader Michael O’Rourke, one of the many kind folks we met during the National Park Service’s mid-winter lecture series this year. This view is courtesy of Gettysburg Daily reader Andre [...]

West Point’s Class of 1861 Part 7 With Licensed Battlefield Guide Christina Moon

Malbone Francis Watson (1836-1891) was born in Catskill, Greene County, New York. He entered the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1856 and graduated 25th out of 45 members of the Class of 1861. This image was created circa the 1860s. Editor’s note: Part 8 of this series was mistakenly published yesterday, and can [...]

John Wilkes Booth’s Escape #6 With Gettysburg LBG Mike Kanazawich

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich is the host for our series on John Wilkes Booth’s Escape. He is standing in front of Cleydael, the home of Dr. Richard Stuart in King George County, Virginia. John Wilkes Booth and David Herold stopped here the evening of April 23, 1865. This image was taken [...]

Licensed Battlefield Guide Dave Hamacher: Texas Brigade Part 3

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Dave Hamacher is the host for our series on the Texas Brigade. He is standing near the junction of Willoughby Run Road and Black Horse Tavern Road, and he is pointing to the area of the Longstreet Tower on Warfield Ridge/Seminary Ridge. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 5:15 [...]

National Park Service Ranger Barbara Sanders’ Mid-Winter Lecture

National Park Service Ranger Barbara Sanders, delivering her mid-winter lecture, “‘No Provisions Had Been Made for Such Wholesale Slaughter:’ The Medical Corps and the Campaigns of 1862.” This view was taken at approximately 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 11, 2012, by Gettysburg Daily reader Michael O’Rourke. Today’s lecture was held in the Ford Education Center inside the [...]

Louisiana Monument Panorama: April 2012

Today’s panorama concentrates on the Confederate view of the Peach Orchard at ground level. This panorama is taken from in front of (east of) the Louisiana State Monument. On the left is Pitzer’s and Spangler’s Woods the red Alexander Spangler Barn, and Cemetery Hill. In the center are the Sherfy Farm and the Peach Orchard. [...]

Triangular Field Panorama: April 2012

This photograph was taken from Houck’s Ridge looking west. This would be the view that some members of the the 124th New York Infantry Regiment had as Confederates attacked (moving towards the camera) from Warfield Ridge/Seminary Ridge. The stone wall bordering the east side of the triangular field is the most prominent object in this [...]

National Park Service Ranger Troy Harman’s Mid-Winter Lecture

National Park Service Ranger Troy Harman, delivering his mid-winter lecture, “Official Language: Cover-ups hidden in Gettysburg After-Action Reports.” This view was taken at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Today’s lecture was held in the Ford Education Center inside the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitors Center. Show More Summary

John Wilkes Booth’s Escape #5 With Gettysburg LBG Mike Kanazawich

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Kanazawich is the host for our series on John Wilkes Booth’s Escape. He is standing near the docks on Machodoc Creek near Dahlgren, King George County, Virginia. This image was taken facing west at approximately 11:00 AM on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Michael Kanazawich [...]

Harvest of Death Part 4: Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman and Tim Smith

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman, on the left, and Tim Smith are at the northeastern section of Sherfy’s Peach Orchard. The Trostle Barn is visible in the center background, between Garry and Tim. The Pennsylvania State monument is visible on Cemetery Ridge in the left background. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately [...]

Licensed Battlefield Guide Dave Hamacher: Texas Brigade Part 2

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Dave Hamacher is the host for our series on the Texas Brigade. He is standing by Marsh Creek near the Chambersburg Pike (US 30). A railroad trestle is in the left background. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:30 PM on Friday, March 9, 2012. Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Dave [...]

Gettysburg’s Oak Ridge Tower Panorama: April 2012

On the left the camera is pointing to the southwest and on the right of the view the camera is pointing to the north. For the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (38.9 MB) here. This view was taken at approximately 7:30 AM on Sunday, April 1, 2012. We’ve [...]

Triangular Field Panorama: March 2012

This photograph was taken from Houck’s Ridge looking west. This would be the view that some members of the the 124th New York Infantry Regiment had as Confederates attacked (moving towards the camera) from Warfield Ridge/Seminary Ridge. The stone wall bordering the east side of the triangular field is the most prominent object in this [...]

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