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Winfield Scott Hancock: From Soldier to Politician

By Logan Tapscott '14 From July 1st to 3rd, 1863, Union and Confederate forces clashed in the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. At the end of the third day, Union men rejoiced as they prevented Confederate troops from attacking further ...
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George Leo Frankenstein’s View from Oak Hill

By Brian Johnson '14 This George Leo Frankenstein watercolor highlights some of the most prominent places of fighting during the first day – July 1st, 1863 – of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The view was painted from Oak Hill, ...
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George Leo Frankenstein’s View of Evergreen Cemetery

By Sean Parke The above painting depicts the top of Evergreen Cemetery as it looked in the summer of 1866. The focus of the painting is clearly the gatehouse of Evergreen Cemetery, one of Cemetery Hill’s most prominent landmarks, ...
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George Leo Frankenstein’s View of McPherson’s Ridge and Reynolds Woods

By Braxton Berkey This 1866 George Leo Frankenstein watercolor encompasses the wooded area where Union Major General John F. Reynolds was killed. Based on Frankenstein’s annotations, the location seems to be in the proximity of the former Gettysburg Country ...
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Frederick Gutekunst’s View of the Seminary

By Brian Johnson '14 Philadelphia photographer Frederick Gutekunst captured this image within a few weeks of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The name Gutekunst may be not as well known as other photographers of the battle such as Matthew Brady ...
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