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What was the longest shot made by a sniper at Gettysburg
What was the longest shot made by a sniper at Gettysburg
by Guest
What if Stuart had been there when Lee needed him at Gettysburg?
With J.E.B. Stuart being out of the picture for 8 days, General Lee lost the valuable intelligence he would have gained if Stuart had been there. During the early phases of the battle, Lee simply ...
by Taylor
James Daniel Moore, Company F 26th NC : The First Day At Gettysburg
I introduced James in my post on the North Carolina Unionist partisans / bushwhackers, Keith and Malinda Blalock. On October 11, 1897, in an interview with “The Morning Post” (of ...
by EastTennessee1948
Lee's cavalry at Gettysburg
I've always read that Stuart's impetuosity deprived Lee of the ability to track the whereabouts of Federal troops, leading him to the disastrous accidental collision at Gettysburg. Even though ...
by joe chafets
If the Confederacy had won at Gettysburg....
Credit for this post goes to Constitutionalist. First to consider the Confederate States of America's actions after a victory at Gettysburg, one must examine the cause of the fray. As Jefferson ...
by Constitutionalist
How many people died at devil's den gettysburg pa.
How many people died at devil's den gettysburg pa.
by Guest
What if the South had taken Culp's Hill at Gettysburg?
Keep in mind that at the end of the fighting on the first night, neither army had a significant amount of their force on the battlefield. Meade owned Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill, and the southern ...
by fstroupe
The Gettysburg Address - A Masterpiece of Duplicity
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged ...
by Taylor
Critiquing Brig. Gen. William Pendleton at Gettysburg
Critiquing the efforts of William Pendleton at Gettysburg. Lee's failure a Gettysburg is one of the most talked about & written about occurrences of our American Civil War. For most it has been ...
by Mike D.
Men of the War Between the States: Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg
How did they do it? How could they do it? How could those men march up Cemetery Ridge towards that copse of trees when they knew it was almost certain death or injury (70% casualties)? I think the ...
by macreverie
Grant Commander of the ANV at Gettysburg, "What If".
Just for fun what if General Grant was the commander of the ANV at Gettysburg? Would there have been a Pickett’s Charge? Would he have disengaged his Army and like he did in VA move his Army ...
by Ron S.
What were the troops movement in the battle of gettysburg?
:huh: what were the troops movement in the battle of gettysburg?
by Guest
Which Was More Important (Big Picture): Vicksburg or Gettysburg?
I'm trying to get away from questions dealing with slavery and who started the war. Not that they aren't valid issues, but selfishly they just don't hold much interest for me. So, I'm hoping this ...
by Ajhall
What would have happened if the Union lost the battle of gettysburg?
what would have happened if the Union lost the battle of gettysburg?
by Guest
A Sanctuary For The Wounded - The Civil War Hospital at Christ Lutheran Church, Gettysburg
This little book brings to life the town of Gettysburg in the aftermath of the fighting, as the residents of the stricken town, joined by an influx of nurses from outside the community, struggled to ...
by LoyaltyOfDogs
Success at Gettysburg: What might have changed?
Probably very little. But if the Confederacy had won at Gettysburg, the plan was to take the AONV directly to the White House where President Lincoln would have been forced to make a deal. To be ...
by Taylor
In the union army VI CORP during the battle of gettysburg c...
in the union army VI CORP during the battle of gettysburg can anyone inform me as to who commanded the second divisions first brigade and what units made up the brigade ( my list is incomplete
by Guest
What might have happened if the Confederacy had “won” Gettysburg
What might have happened if the Confederacy had “won” Gettysburg
by Guest
Little Round Top, artillery key to Gettysburg?
Was Little Round Top truely the key to the Gettysburg battlefield? Ok, I'm willing to take some flack for this question. But so what if the confederates took it? Could they truely have inflicted ...
by Mike D.
'Summer Thunder: A Battlefield Guide To The Artillery At Gettysburg' By Matt Spruill
This is a great book for someone who's going to walk the fields @ Gettysburg; or has, and intends to do so again. I'm often put off by artillery books as I find them to technical and dry for my ...
by Mike D.
Sickles at Gettysburg...
So...let's rehash this topic. I just finished rereading a bio on Dan Sickles. Of course, he claims that moving his 3rd corp out into the Peach Orchard won the battle for the north. Years later, ...
by OCDRunner
Rock Carvings at Gettysburg
These are the Rock Carvings of Gettysburg and many even predate the Monuments. The ones I enjoy the most were created for or by the veterans. Hope yo like them too. This started as a scavenger hunt ...
by Mike D.
Battle of Gettysburg
what type of long term outcomes happened from gettysburg
by Guest
I would like to visit the site of the battle of Gettysburg. ...
I would like to visit the site of the battle of Gettysburg. I am looking for advice. What is the best way to get there by plane? Is there public transport from airport to the site? Are there guided ...
by Kangaeroo
Vandalism at Gettysburg
This was posted to the Evening Sun website on Sunday: http://www.eveningsun.com/localnews/ci_20100378 Unfortunately, Gettysburg is too often the target of vandalism. The most recent happened last ...
by Donny
"Gettysburg - The Director's Cut" on Blue-ray
I can't remember if we were talking about it here before, or if I had a conversation with someone at work about it, but I remember watching "Gettysburg" a couple of years ago on TNT on July 4th and ...
by Donny
Gettysburg analysis, your opinions please.
I was surfing Youtube today and ran across a study of Gettysburg by what appeared to be a well versed individual. As he went through the event descriptions and analysis he brought up points that I ...
by Sgtredleg
The Gettysburg Address and Lincoln: Their Places In History
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a ...
by Ajhall
JEB Stuart at (Sort Of) Gettysburg
I'm reading what many consider one of the 5 best Civil War books out there: Coddington's "Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command". So far, about half way through, I have to say it's living up to its ...
by Ajhall
Gettysburg 3rd Day
What if Longstreet had his engineers take down obstacles (rail fences, etc.) during the night, moved his troops to the line of departure under cover of darkness and to the final coordination line at ...
by Acrobasis01
ACW trivia: GETTYSBURG
Sorry I have been remiss about posting more trivia from my little Christmas present book. Today we get to a battle that everyone should be able to sink their teeth in, Gettysburg. 1. What was the ...
by dylan
I have a question about Gettysburg...
I have an ancestor who served in the 7th WV Infantry. According to family records, he was wounded in the ankle on July 2 or 3, 1863, and moved to a hospital in Philadelphia, where he died in late ...
by Greg M
What Civil war photographer took a famous photograph of Confederate casualties at Gettysburg?
What Civil war photographer took a famous photograph of Confederate casualties at Gettysburg? The photograph is now part of the Smithsonian collection.
by Vale
Gettysburg
My gggrandfather and four of his brothers were all in the 51st Georgia...I know the 51st was at Gettysburg and other major battles...I'm just wondering how I can find out if they were actually ...
by dsulliva
I am trying to find the roster for the 16th maine at Gettysburg? Thank you ...
I am trying to find the roster for the 16th maine at Gettysburg? Thank you Chuck
by Guest
Gettysburg museum/ sight seeing reviews?
Being that I live here in town and begining to enjoy all Gettysburg has to offer now that the weather is cooperating I was thinking of possibly writing some reviews and info on some of the local ...
by lacis87
Ready to Tour Gettysburg?
I came across a cite I believe members will enjoy taking a look at. This is from the "Gettysburg Daily" website. Licensed Battlefield Guide Charlie Fennell gives tour of Culps Hill. There are short ...
by Mike D.
The mechanics of writing the Gettysburg Address
What writing implement did Lincoln use to write out the various drafts/versions of the address? Pencil? Dip pen? Quill? And what sort of ink or lead? Many thanks!
by Old JR
Gettysburg Trip,
I also posted this on another forum: Hey all, I'm looking for the advice of you Gettysburg Veterans. I'm trying to organize my trip to the Gettysburg Battlefield for the 150th. I've only been there ...
by Sgtredleg
How big were the regiments at gettysburg
I am curious if there is an order of battle that includes not only which regiments were at gettysburg but also(and most importantly) how many men were in each regiment at the start of the battle. ...
by Regiments strength at ...

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