Tag Archives: Little Round Top

Book Review: The Lion of Round Top: The Life and Military Service of Brigadier General Strong Vincent in the American Civil War by H.G. Myers

Reviewed by Jon-Erik Gilot While there were many personalities on or about Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg, none loom larger than the man whose majestic mustache is outdone only by his impressive ego. See…I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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The Origin of Joshua Chamberlain’s Mustache

ECW welcomes back guest author Evan Portman Every Civil War buff, young and old, recognizes the iconic mustache of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. It has become almost as legendary as the man himself. Chamberlain’s key role in The Killer Angels and … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Little Round Top Rehabilitation Project Scheduled to Begin

The closure of Little Round Top at Gettysburg is scheduled to finally begin the week of July 25th. The closure and beginning of rehabilitation work was originally supposed to begin in the spring but was delayed. The installation of fencing, … Continue reading

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Pap Greene, David Ireland, and Little Round Top

Every Gettysburg fan with even just a passing knowledge of the battle knows the story of Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and the 20th Maine on Little Round Top. Those with a deeper understanding of the battle know that an equally … Continue reading

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May 2022 Maine at War posts

In May 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from North America’s largest rodent altering the Gettysburg landscape to a smart lawyer recruiting for the wrong regiment. May 4, 2022: Gettysburg beavers create a new pond Industrious beavers … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Gettysburg Rehabilitation Work

Land stabilization and reclamation work began in March at Gettysburg National Military Park. Work at Devil’s Den began on March 21st and is expected to take five to six months. This is the first of several projects, and areas of … Continue reading

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March 2022 Maine at War Posts

In March 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a Gettysburg mystery solved to Confederate mayhem upon the sea and a young soldier’s last letter before the Wilderness. March 9, 2022: Reign of terror off Nova Scotia, … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Closing Devil’s Den and Little Round Top

Time is running out for you to visit two of the most awe-inspiring sites at Gettysburg-Devil’s Den and Little Round Top. The National Park Service (NPS) plans to close Devil’s Den on Monday, March 21, 2022, for approximately six months. … Continue reading

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February 2022 Maine at War posts

In February 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a cavalry trooper who would not quit to loyal Unionists suddenly trapped behind enemy lines in the Lone Star State. 

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Don’t Give an Inch

When it came to writing Don’t Give an Inch, I was very excited to put pen to paper but, at the same time, I’m not going to lie: I was a little bit nervous. We decided to break up the … Continue reading

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