Lots of Gettysburg history articles this week, some spotlight for Glendale, and a few perspective pieces on current events. Hope you have had a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!
Sunday, June 28:
In the evening, Frank Jastrzembski posted about General Loring’s grave and monument in St. Augustine, Florida.
Monday, June 29:
Question of the Week focused on high ground at Gettysburg.
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Tuesday, June 30:
Kris White shared about the Fahnestock Building in the series Gettysburg: Off The Beaten Path.
Doug Crenshaw added an article about the Battle of Glendale for the anniversary.
Kevin Pawlak posted about Seneca and Elmira Simmons, the Pennsylvania Reserves, and the Battle of Glendale.
Wednesday, July 1:
Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path continued with Kris White’s article about Jones’ Artillery Line.
Kris White featured the Josiah Benner Farm next in the series…
…followed by details about the First Shot Marker.
Chris Mackowski wrote about the moment he heard “Jackson is down” in Richmond.
Thursday, July 2:
Chris Heisey shared about one of his Civil War ancestors—Grandpa Gus.
Kris White continued Gettysburg Off The Beaten Path with a trip to Bliss Farm.
Friday, July 3:
Gettysburg Off The Beaten Path added details about General Ewell’s “wounding.”
Cecily Nelson Zander shared about Gettysburg’s East Cavalry Field and how it has been remembered and memorialized.
Saturday, July 4:
Fourth of July greetings (and history links) from ECW!
Saving History Saturday spotlighted the Pickwick Mill in Minnesota.