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Harvest of Death Part 1: Licensed Battlefield Guides Garry Adelman and Tim Smith

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides Tim Smith (displaying the two key Harvest of Death scenes) and Garry Adelman are the hosts for the Harvest of Death series. They are standing on the south end of the Gettysburg Battlefield. The Rose Farm is in the left background near the white fence. Cemetery Hill is in the left [...]

Gettysburg at Arlington Part 44: Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is the host for our series on Arlington National Cemetery. He is resting by the grave of Colonel (Brevet Brigadier General) Joseph Dixon who served on the staff of Major General George Gordon Meade during the Gettysburg Campaign. This image was taken facing west at approximately 1:00 PM [...]

2nd Co. Massachusetts Sharpshooters Monument Cleaned

The 2nd Company “Andrew’s” Massachusetts Sharpshooters monument, situated along “The Loop” on the Stony Hill on the southern end of the Gettysburg battlefield. In the right of frame is the monument to the 110th Pennsylvania. This view was taken facing south at approximately 3:30 PM on Sunday, March 4, 2012. The monument was vandalized, likely last [...]

Longstreet Tower Panorama: March 2012

Our January panorama from the Longstreet tower. On the left side we are looking north, and on the right side we are looking southeast. For the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (30.3 MB) here. This view was taken facing north to southeast at approximately 4:55 PM on [...]

Houck’s Ridge Panorama: March 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 4:45 PM on Friday, March 2, 2011. For a medium-sized version of the [...]

National Park Service Ranger Bert Barnett’s Mid-Winter Lecture

National Park Service Ranger Bert Barnett, delivering his mid-winter lecture, “God Has Granted Us A Happy New Year: The Results of the 1862 Campaign in the West.” This view was taken at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Because there is less foot-traffic in the Visitors Center during the winter, the lectures are often [...]

2nd Co. Andrew Sharpshooters Monument Vandalized

Gettysburg National MIlitary Park was blanketed in a thick fog this morning. The 2nd Company Andrew Sharpshooters monument is to the left of “The Loop” on the Stony Hill. The monument in the right of frame is to the 22nd Massachusetts Infantry. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 6:50 AM on Thursday, March [...]

Gettysburg at Arlington Part 43: 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 Dr. William A. Hammond who was Surgeon General of the United States Army during the Gettysburg Campaign. This image was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, [...]

Gettysburg at Arlington Part 42: Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is the host for our series on Arlington National Cemetery. He is resting by the grave of Major James B. Coit of the 14th Connecticut Infantry Regiment. This image was taken facing southwest at approximately 12:30 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington, D.C., has [...]

Irish Brigade at Gettysburg Part 9: Licensed Battlefield Guide John Fitzpatrick

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide John Fitzpatrick is the host for this series on the Irish Brigade. He is standing at the top of the Stony Hill near the monument to the 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Sickles Avenue is on the right. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:45 PM on Friday, February 3, [...]

Triangular Field Panorama: February 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 [...]

Pennsylvania State Monument Panorama: February 2012

Today’s panorama was taken from the northwest corner of the Pennsylvania Monument. The Round Tops are on the left and Cemetery Hill is on the right. (for the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (44.7 MB) here) This view was taken facing south on the left to [...]

National Cemetery Parking and North Cemetery Ridge Updates

The Cyclorama Center still looms in the background, pending an environmental assessment and planning process. The monument to the 126th New York Infantry is in the left of frame behind the Ziegler’s Grove sign and the base of the monument to Brigadier General Alexander Hays can be seen on the right. This view was taken [...]

Powers Hill Tree Removal Part 5

Today we will be taking a look at the progress in the clearing of trees from Powers Hill. This photo was taken from the Baltimore Pike. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:00 PM on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. See previous related posts: Powers Hill Tree Removal Part 4 on December 15, 2011 Powers Hill Tree [...]

Gettysburg at Arlington Part 41: 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 Captain Bernard P. Mimmick of the 12th United States Infantry Regiment. This image was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:30 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington, D.C., [...]

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 [...]

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