Mar 2

National Park Service Ranger Bert Barnett, delivering his mid-winter lecture, “God Has Granted Us A Happy New Year: The Results of the 1862 Campaign in the West.” This view was taken at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012.

Because there is less foot-traffic in the Visitors Center during the winter, the lectures are often held in one of the main theaters. For a schedule of the remaining lectures in the mid-winter series, click here [PDF]. This view was taken at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012.

We would like to thank the National Park Service and the Gettysburg Foundation for the opportunity to cover these lectures for an online audience. This view was taken facing east at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012.

For more information about Gettysburg National Military Park programs and events, simply visit nps.gov/gett. For a look at the park’s official blogs, “From the Fields of Gettysburg” go to: npsgnmp.wordpress.com and “The Gettysburg Schoolbus” at npsgnmped.wordpress.com. You can also “Like” the park on Facebook by clicking here or searching for “Gettysburg National Military Park.” This view was taken at approximately 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25, 2012.

We’ll be presenting today’s lecture in four videos (most of the lectures run approximately one hour). Maps that we have permission to show from the lecture are included after these videos. [Video #1]

Video #2.

Video #3.

Video #4.

“Memphis-Charleston Railroad 1857.”

“Seat of Operations: Nove-Dec 1862.”

“Fight in the Cedars.”

“The Slaughter Pen, 10-11:00, Dec. 31st.”


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