Tag Archives: Lee’s Headquarters

The Year in Review 2016: #2

The Civil War Trust once called Robert E. Lee’s headquarters at Gettysburg the most important unprotected land in America. After an impressive fund-raising campaign, the Trust purchased the property, restored it to its wartime appearance and, this past fall, turned … Continue reading

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A Changed Landscape at Lee’s HQ

Visitors to Gettysburg recently have seen a remarkable change in the Day One landscape: Lee’s headquarters now sits alone on the north side of Route 30, overlooking the field. Owned at the time by the widow Mary Thompson, the house … Continue reading

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Visiting Headquarters

Perhaps the gray day made headquarters seem quieter than normal. Situated along Route 30 on the northwest corner of Gettysburg, General Lee’s HQ usually has the feel of a place where something’s going on. It was certainly like that on … Continue reading

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Lee’s HQ at Gettysburg, 151 Years Ago

Earlier this week, in conjunction with the 151st anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, the Civil War Trust announced a $5.5 million fund-raising effort to acquire Lee’s Headquarters, located on the July 1 battlefield. Visitors today know the property as … Continue reading

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“One of America’s most significant unprotected sites”

Yesterday, the Civil War Trust announced a $5.5 million fund-raising initiative to save Lee’s Headquarters at Gettysburg. The Trust has called it “one of America’s most significant unprotected sites.” Here’s a look at the 4.1-acre property the Trust has targeted, … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust to Acquire Lee’s HQ at Gettysburg

Some great news today from our friends at the Civil War Trust: On the 151st anniversary of the start of battle of Gettysburg, the Trust has announced a fund-raising effort to acquire one of the most prominent landmarks on the … Continue reading

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