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Burying the Dead

This post was first published on the Civil War Institute's previous blog901 Stories from Gettysburg. By Allie Ward '14 “Burying the Dead “Burial Parties were sent out, and those who could get away from their commands went out to ...
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The Louisiana and Mississippi State Monuments

This post was first published on the Civil War Institute’s previous blog901 Stories from Gettysburg. By Mary Roll '12 The Louisiana and Mississippi State Monuments, located in close proximity on West Confederate Avenue on the Gettysburg Battlefield, were sculpted ...
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Samuel McCreary House

By Natalie Sherif '14 The Tyson Brothers of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and their apprentice and eventual successor, William H. Tipton, immortalized the Samuel McCreary house through their photography in the years following the Battle of Gettysburg. Charles J. and Isaac G. Tyson ...
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Bravely on the Battlefield: 1st Lieutenant George A. Woodruff

This post was first published on the Civil War Institute’s previous blog901 Stories from Gettysburg. By Logan Tapscott '14 Throughout the Civil War, many West Point graduates chose either to fight for or against the United States. In the first ...
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Battle Studies: Perspectives on the Battle of Gettysburg by An Observer With the Army of Northern Virginia

This post was first published on the Civil War Institute’s previous blog901 Stories from Gettysburg. By Mary Roll Of the great body of writing on the American Civil War, perhaps little is more compelling to our modern audience than the ...
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