Feb 29

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is the host for our series on Arlington National Cemetery. He is standing by the grave of Dr. William A. Hammond who was Surgeon General of the United States Army during the Gettysburg Campaign. This image was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington, D.C., has many connections to Gettysburg and to the Gettysburg Campaign. There are many more connections than to only Robert E. Lee’s residence, and John F. Kennedy’s grave. Almost every row in the older sections have someone buried there who had a link to Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows us the individuals connected to Gettysburg who are buried at Arlington.

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Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows us the graves of Surgeon General William Hammond, Harry Clay Egbert, and John Fulton Reynolds Landis.

This map shows us the locations taken of videos for our Gettysburg at Arlington series. Videos #1-#111 were shown in our previous Arlington posts. Video #112 was taken at the grave of Surgeon General William A. Hammond. Video #113 was taken at the grave of Harry Clay Egbert, and Video #114 was taken at the grave of John Fulton Reynolds Landis. This map was created facing north at approximately 12:15 PM on Friday, February 17, 2012.

A closer view of the headstone of Surgeon General William A. Hammond. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

In Video #112 (Videos #1 - #111 were shown in our previous Arlington posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shares some information about Dr. William A. Hammond who was Surgeon General of the United States Army during the Gettysburg Campaign. Rich discusses Hammond’s efforts during the Gettysburg Campaign and shares Hammond’s postwar medical accomplishments. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the gravestone of Harry Clay Egbert who was on the staff of Major General Abner Doubleday on July 1, 1863. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

In Video #113 Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shares some information about Harry Clay Egbert who was wounded and captured on July 1, 1863. Rich also discusses Egbert’s escape subsequent Civil War woundings, and his post Civil War career. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

Rich Kohr is standing by the gravestone of John Fulton Reynolds Landis, a nephew of Major General John Fulton Reynolds. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

In Video #114 Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr describes the military career of John Fulton Reynolds Landis, which extended through World War I. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 12:45 PM on Sunday, January 29, 2012.

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