Aug 21

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton is the co-author (with Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Cole) of the book Lincoln and the Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. He continues our series of the Gettysburg National Cemetery in the Pennsylvania Section. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton begins a series on the Gettysburg National Cemetery, also known as the Soldiers National Cemetery. Reverend Roy Frampton has been a Civil War “Buff” since the age of nine years old. He became a Licensed Battlefield Guide in 1968, and is currently the President of the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides. The Gettysburg National Cemetery has been passionately studied by Roy for many years, and he concentrates on the personal lives of the soldiers buried in the cemetery. Roy Frampton is the co-author (with Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Cole) of the book Lincoln and the Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

In our first post, Roy Frampton introduced the cemetery, and showed us the burial place of a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and the latest remains found on the Gettysburg Battlefield.

In our second post, Roy showed us a soldier from Maine who isn’t buried in his grave, two soldiers from Brown’s Rhode Island Battery killed on July 3, 1863, and one of the most famous residents of the cemetery, Sergeant Amos Humiston of the 154th New York Infantry Regiment.

In our third post, Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton showed us three individuals buried in the New York Section including the highest ranking U.S. officer killed at Gettysburg and buried in the National Cemetery.

In today’s post, LBG Roy Frampton showed us some Pennsylvania soldiers, and four Confederates buried in the Pennsylvania Section of the National Cemetery.

This map shows us the locations taken of videos for the Gettysburg National Cemetery series. Video #1 was at the Baltimore Street entrance to the National Cemetery. Video #2 was taken at the grave of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient William Miller. Video #3 was taken at the burial location of the remains of a soldier found on the Gettysburg Battlefield in 1995. Video #4 was taken in the Maine Section at the gravesite (but not the grave) of Orwin Walker. Video #5 was taken in the Rhode Island Section at the graves of two soldiers in Brown’s Rhode Island Battery. Video #6 was taken in the New York Section at the grave of Sergeant Amos Humiston. Video #7 was taken in the New York Section at the grave of Lieutenant-Colonel Max Thoman. Video #8 was taken in the New York Section at the grave of Sergeant Maurice Buckingham. Video #9 was taken in the New York Section at the grave of Private John Allen. Video #10 was taken at the grave of Joseph S. Gutelius of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Video #11 was taken of four Confederate soldiers buried in the Pennsylvania Section. Video #12 was taken by the monument to Brevet Brigadier-General Charles Collis. This map was created facing north at approximately 2:00 PM on Sunday, July 26, 2009.

Corporal Joseph S. Gutelius was a member of Company D of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. He was killed on July 1, 1863. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

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In Video #10 (Videos #1-#9 were taken in our previous National Cemetery posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton has now moved into the Pennsylvania Section of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. He is standing by the grave of Joseph Gutelius of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Roy tells the story of how the flag of the 150th Pennsylvania was captured from Gutelius on Washington Street and eventually given to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009./p>

Joseph Gutelius enlisted as a Corporal of Company D of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment on August 29, 1862. He is buried in Section A, Grave #11. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton is still standing in the Pennsylvania Section. The four Confederate battle flags mark the locations of four Confederate soldiers mistakenly buried in the Pennsylvania Section. This view was taken facing south at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

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In Video #11 Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton shows us the four Confederate soldiers buried in the Pennsylvania Section of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, and explains how they might have been mistakenly buried there. This view was taken facing northeast to north at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Confederates buried in the Pennsylvania Section of the Gettysburg National Cemetery include Private Eli T. Green of Company A of the 14th Virginia Infantry… This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

…Private Gresham G. Williams of Company A of the 3rd Georgia Infantry… This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

…Sergeant Thomas J. Graves of Company I, 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment… This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

…and Private James Akers of Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Roy Frampton is standing by the monument to Brevet Brigadier-General Charles Collis. The Soldiers National Monument is in the background. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

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In Video #12 Roy Frampton tells us the story of Brevet Brigadier-General CharlesT. Collis, the highest ranking soldier buried in the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Collis was another Medal of Honor recipient buried at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. This view was taken facing southeast to northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Collis wished to be buried by members of his regiment, the 114th Pennsylvania Infantry. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

The 114th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment was a Zouave unit. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 15, 2009.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Roy Frampton is the co-author (with Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Cole) of the book Lincoln and the Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg National Cemetery. It is available from Amazon.com. This image was taken facing south at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 19, 2009.

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