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Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: The Death of George W. Sandoe

Part of a Series. George Washington Sandoe was a local of the Gettysburg area, hailing from Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately for George Sandoe, he has the unenviable title of being the first Union soldier killed in Gettysburg. Sandoe was part … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Off the Beaten Path: The 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Militia Monuments

Part of a series. The 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Militia came into existence during the opening stages of the Gettysburg Campaign. As Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army moved north, the War Department created two new military departments to deal with the … Continue reading

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