Tag Archives: Gettysburg

July-August Presentations

July: 4th: Daniel T. Davis, Phillip Greenwalt, and Kristopher White-speaking and signing at the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center (PA) 16th: Chris Mackowski, “And the War Came: An Overview of the Civil War,” Study of U.S. Institutions on U.S. History and Government, sponsored by the … Continue reading

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William “Little Billy” Mahone—Part Two

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. The second in a two-part series. … Continue reading

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Atop Munshower’s Knoll

The 7th Massachusetts and Sedgwick Monument at Gettysburg.

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The Absolution at Gettysburg

Today we welcome guest author Peter M Preble. Father Preble is a 2004 graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology where he concentrated on Church History. Since his graduation he has continued his research concentrating on the role … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for April 7, 2014

Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?

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Question of the Week for March 10, 2014

What is your favorite movie (or mini series) about the Civil War?

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Lewis A. Armistead and the American Civil War

Today we welcome back guest author William F. Floyd, Jr. William worked for forty years for the City of Norfolk. In his retirement, he’s now pursuing the study of history at Tidewater Community College. * * * Lewis A. Armistead was … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for March 3, 2014

What is your favorite spot on the Gettysburg Battlefield to visit?

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Top 15 Posts of 2013—Number 4: Gettysburg Memories: Field Trip

I’m in third grade. Hershey Elementary School. We all pile onto a row of big yellow school buses that rumble down Route 322 to I-83 to Route 15, which goes southwest from Camp Hill to Gettysburg. This is my introduction … Continue reading

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Top 15 Posts of 2013—Number 14: Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: Private George Washington Sandoe

George Washington Sandoe was a local of the Gettysburg area, hailing from Mount Joy. Sandoe has the unenviable title of being the first Union soldier killed in Gettysburg. Sandoe was part of Captain Robert Bell’s Independent Company of Cavalry (later … Continue reading

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