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Part of a series. Brigadier General William Barksdale had been chomping at the bit all day July 2nd to go into action. The 41 year old Tennessee native was one of the hardest charging leaders in Robert E. Lee’s army. … Continue reading
June 29 – 30, 1863 “My main point being to find and fight the enemy.” – George G. Meade Twenty-four hours into his command, General Meade showed no signs of hesitation and continued to push his army hard to bridge … Continue reading
The old man leaned on his cane, ignoring the aching war wound from decades before. It was such a beautiful day, and the walk had been pleasant, except for the last hundred yards. Maybe it’s just something about coming home … Continue reading
Part of a series. Major General Daniel Sickles was the wild card in the Army of the Potomac, and a survivor. Sickles was a prewar lawyer and politician who was tried, and acquitted for, the murder of Philip Barton Key … Continue reading
Part of a series. The Confederate offensive at Gettysburg on July 2nd was supposed to start much closer to the now-famous Peach Orchard than it actually did. Prior to cresting Warfield Ridge, one of the future jumping-off points for the … Continue reading
There are only a handful of tickets left for the Third Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge (August 5-7, 2016). Our Keynote Speaker is James Ogden from Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. Our lineup of speakers also … Continue reading
What are your thoughts on the “proposed” fee increase at Gettysburg National Military Park? (Increases to museum/Cyclorama admission, the David Wills House, Eisenhower National Historic Site, and Licensed Battlefield Guide Tours.) Click here for more information.
Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?