The monument to the 116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment is located just south of Gettysburg on Sickles Avenue in the area known as "The Loop." The monument is a nine foot wide granite structure designed to resemble a sepulcher.
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I attended my first ever protest this afternoon in Gettysburg. The protest was for the Confederate Flag. I think the leader in Confederate attire said it best when he gathered us before the march and said, “The American flag will go first because we
Last weekend we made the short pilgrimage up to Harrisburg’s Civil War Museum. This is our first trip to this museum and we were thrilled to finally be able to see it. Our reasons for making the drive north were two-fold, however. A
Heavy rain showers this year have had quite an impact on Gettysburg’s summertime events. First the Fireman’s Carnival was cancelled when trucks carrying heavy equipment couldn’t drive across the sodden ground without sinking. Now, the Battle of Gettysburg’s re-enactments have been postponed until August.
You would have to be living under a rock to not be aware of the vigilante justice plaguing our country right now. One drugged up douche-bag gets his picture taken with a piece of American history and suddenly censorship takes over. Although the nation,
The monument to the Second Pennsylvania Reserves is located south of Gettysburg on Ayers Avenue at the eastern edge of The Wheatfield in the Gettysburg National Military Park. The 2nd Pennsylvania Reserves was commanded at the Battle of Gettysburg by Lieutenant Colonel George A.
A photographic look at Memorial Day 2015 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The Gettysburg battlefield is slowly regaining its 1863 appearance, and nowhere is this more evident than Ziegler’s Grove. The transformation of this vital piece of battlefield began in 2009 with the demolition of the old visitor’s center. The Cyclorama was demolished in 2013. The
One of the lectures from last winter’s lecture series discussed an aspect of the Civil War we often forget. After the surrender at Appomattox, veterans returned to their homes but the war never left their hearts. The cornerstone of the massive Soldiers National Monument —