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Nov
19
by frontrank2 at 9:29 PM
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I went up to Gettysburg to march in the annual Remembrance Day Parade celebrating Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. My 15 yr old grandson, CJ Foran, made this his first ever event and marched with us. The unit I was with, the 39th NY Infantry, only had four members today so we fell in with the 14th Brooklyn. Here are some pictures my daughter took of the parade. If anyone else was there and would like to share...
Nov
19
by George Thomas at 8:57 PM
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Trailhead for 1.5 mile loop trail starts immediately across Rt. 611 from the church

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A few photos from a mid-October 2018 visit I made to the Payne's Farm battlefield in Virginia, part of Meade's 1863 Mine Run campaign (November 27, 1863).

The property (preserved by the Civil War Trust) is about 5 miles northwest of the Wilderness Battlefield. You travel west on modern Rt. 20 past the Wilderness Battlefield for...
Nov
17
by Gettysburg Greg at 10:42 AM
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With this being Remembrance Day weekend in Gettysburg, I would like to reprise a post I made last year that details two photographs taken at the first Remembrance Day in 1863.
While checking out background details contained in Gardner's iconic photographs taken during the National Cemetery Dedication on November 19, 1863, I noticed that many people seen in the crowd appeared to be looking at and in some cases...
Nov
16
by ewmail15 at 7:01 PM
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On my trip back from the Rock Island Arsenal Museum, I took slower routes home. Came upon a sign in Byron for a Civil War Memorial. Took two left turns off the main road, and right there in the middle of the road was the memorial.
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