Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade – Part 2

Here the second set of photos from the 2011 Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade, held on Saturday, November 19, 2011.

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Part of old Confederate campsite at Big Mount, Pa., is now an alpaca farm

Big Mount Alpacas is a popular spot along Canal Road in Big Mount, Pennsylvania, a hamlet in western York County’s Paradise Township.¬† During the Civil War’s Gettysburg Campaign 148 years ago, more than 4,000 Confederate infantry under Major General Jubal … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade 2011 – part 1

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, pauses each year to remember the words Abraham Lincoln spoken at the dedication of the National Cemetery on November 19, 1863. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived … Continue reading

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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War is Topic at York CWRT

The York Civil War Round Table will feature Dr. Charles Teague at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The topic of the evening will be “Mr. Lincoln Goes to War”. Most folks today assume that the Federal government … Continue reading

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“What Free & Accepted Masons Did at Gettysburg” Set for December 9 Harrisburg Civil War Round Table

“What Free & Accepted Masons Did at Gettysburg” will be the topic of Sheldon Munn at the Friday,¬†December 9, meeting of the Harrisburg Civil War Round Table. The unique fraternity of Freemasonry enjoyed great popularity in both North and South … Continue reading

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Book review: The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-1863: Leadership Lessons

Recently there have been a spate of business and leadership books which take lessons from military affairs and apply them as “life lessons.” Some have covered Gettysburg, or Lincoln, or other Civil War topics, as well as WWII and other … Continue reading

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The telegraph comes to Hanover, Pa.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Bobby Housch maintains a very popular blog entitled Gettysburg Daily. He teaches school in Hanover, Pennsylvania, where the above photograph was taken at the Pennsylvania Room of the local library. It was first published on Bobby’s … Continue reading

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