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Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: Benner’s Hill

Just east of Gettysburg sits Benner’s Hill, a 454 foot high prominence that overlooks the town of Gettysburg. At the base of this prominence runs Rock Creek, a barrier between the hill, town, and for the three days in July … Continue reading

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“It was a moment of critical importance…”: Ewell’s Decision July 1st at Gettysburg- Conclusion

The Conclusion of a series authored by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White “It was a moment of critical importance, more critical to is now, than it would seem to anyone them,’ Smith later wrote. “Our corps commander, General Ewell, … Continue reading

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