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Eisenhower National Historic Site
The farm has never looked better, mainly by virtue of the frequent gentle rains we have had since we have been here, and I have been happily renewing my acquaintance with my tiny Angus herd.Eisenhower letter du…
The future President of the U.S., General of the Army, and Supreme Commander in Europe in WW II lived in this house with his wife Mamie and infant son Icky in the spring and summer of 1918. An Army captain, he was then commanding Camp Colt at Gett…
In 1863, this building to your right, was the home and cabinetmaker's shop of Henry Garlach and family.
Cut off during the Union retreat to Cemetery Hill, General Alexander Schimmelfennig was able to avoid capture by the Confederates, when he h…
In the afternoon of July 1st, 1863, after Union troops retreated south to Cemetery Hill, this 2½ story brick house was occupied by Confederate sharpshooters. Catherine Sweney and daughter, Lizzie, residents of the house, fled to safety.
commanding Left Wing 1st 3rd & 11th Corps Army of the Potomac July 1st, 1863 Erected by the State of Pennsylvania July 1886
(back of monument) Here Gen. Reynolds Fell
The Battle of Gettysburg began here the morning of July 1, 1863, when Union cavalry scouts under Gen. Buford met Gen. Hill's army advancing from the west. Arrival of Gen. Ewell's army that afternoon drove Union troops to south of the town.
"ome mother may yet be patiently waiting for the return of her boy, whose bones lie bleaching, unrecognized and alone, between the rocks at Gettysburg."Alexander GardnerCivil War photographer
In front of you is the setting of one of Gettysburg'…
Texasremembers the valor and devotion ofher sons who served at GettysburgJuly 2-3, 1863From near this spot the Texas Brigadeat about 1:30 P.M. on July 2 crossedEmmitsburg Road and advanced withHood's Division across Plum Run towardLittle Round Top…
Built in 1776 by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin. In use for some 25 years as one of the first classical schools west of the Susquehanna River. It is now a museum refurnished in keeping with the early period.