Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Maryland’s Batteries

Sorry for the extended absence from the blog, as I’ve been on and off and back on vacation.  And let me pick up where we left off, on the second quarter, 1863 summary statements.  The next state in the queue is Maryland, with three batteries showing in the report: Three lines, looking uniform with OrdnanceContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Maryland’s Batteries”

Changes and New Views at Gettysburg

Yesterday on our trip up for Easter, we stopped for a few hours at Gettysburg.  I tend to get up that way at least once every few months, but in the time since my last visit there were a few changes to the park. First off, Powers Hill is open so visitors can take inContinue reading “Changes and New Views at Gettysburg”

Tree Clearing at Gettysburg’s Powers Hill

While in Gettysburg yesterday, I took the time to stop at one of the least visited locations of the battlefield – Powers Hill.  There are several reasons to revisit this location, even if you are a Gettysburg Grognard.  The Gettysburg National Military Park included Powers Hill in the ongoing treeline restoration efforts.  Furthermore recent preservationContinue reading “Tree Clearing at Gettysburg’s Powers Hill”