On this day in 1949 George Orwell released his dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty- Four.” I am not going to give a review of this book- most of you have read […]
General Daniel Sickles. When I wear this t-shirt to Gettysburg [where I bought it} it always draws a laugh. Sickles is my favorite general from the American Civil War- and […]
In October 1959 John Brown led a raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia [now West Virginia.} His plan wasn’t very thought out. His goal was to take control of the armory. […]
The battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 was the bloodiest day in American history. The final tally was 22, 717 dead, wounded and missing. One of the bloodiest portions […]
The Dunker Church is on the Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. This isn’t the original church that was the focal point of a number of Union attacks during the battle, […]
The eastern sycamore tree at the far end of the bridge is a witness tree- it was there during the battle September 17, 1862.
A picture taken from Devil’s Den last weekend of Little Round Top. They had a controlled burn at Little Round Top a few weeks ago- looks much different without all […]