Category Archives: Gettysburg

Gettysburg Address text

On this date 148 years ago, the final battle, forever known as Pickett’s Charge, occurred at Gettysburg, Pa. Even though the speech was not given until November 1863, it is still important, during this Civil War Sesquicentennial, to take a … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: 1st Minnesota Monument at Gettysburg

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Fairfield opens local Civil War 150th anniversary events

BY JARRAD HEDES Gettysburg Times Staff Writer It is officially American Civil War Commemoration weekend in Fairfield, with events slated throughout the town today. The “Battle Hymn of the Republic” played loudly Friday night while re-enactors, local residents and dignitaries … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Harold Small – LBG #30

Information courtesy of The Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides Harold J. Small, 83, 45 Redding Lane, Gettysburg, died Friday morning, April 15, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 7, 1928 in Gettysburg, the son of … Continue reading

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Taking “The Gettysburg Test”

By John Hildebrandt The Cleveland Civil War Roundtable Article originally published in 2009 If, as William Faulkner postulated, at least once in the life of every Southern boy, it is 3 p.m. on a warm July afternoon in the shallow … Continue reading

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Civil War Trust Lauds Transfer of Gettysburg Country Club Site to National Park Service

(Gettysburg, Pa., March 25, 2011) – After years spent with its fate hanging in the balance, the Department of the Interior today announced that the 95-acre site of the former Gettysburg Country Club has officially become part of Gettysburg National Military … Continue reading

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Rare Civil War flags unfurled in Lansing

Published: Sunday, April 17, 2011, 2:48 AM By Kim Schneider; Grand Rapids Press LANSING — Matt VanAcker dims the lights of the temperature-controlled storage room off a display area of the Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing. We don white gloves and … Continue reading

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Inquirer Editorial: No dice for Gettysburg

Posted on Sat, Apr. 16, 2011 Philadelphia Inquirer In the same week that Civil War reenactors marked the first shots fired at Fort Sumter 150 years ago, it was a welcome coincidence that Pennsylvania gambling regulators sounded the death knell … Continue reading

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