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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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Photography and Battlefield Preservation: William A. Frassanito’s Revolution

By Natalie Sherif '14 With the publication of William A. Frassanito’s Gettysburg: A Journey in Time in 1975 came a disappointing realization regarding Civil War battlefield preservation -- despite the National Park Service’s efforts to maintain those  battlefields, as they ...
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The Story of Lewis Payne by Allie Ward

By Allie Ward '14 His story started like that of many young men in the South. Lewis Thornton Powell was the youngest son of nine children born to the Baptist minister and plantation owner George Calder Powell. The Powell family ...
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