Dec 9

Wreaths have been placed in the Soldiers National Cemetery. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

The Sgt Mac Foundation’s 2010 National Wreath Project brought wreaths to the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg last Friday. This year approximately 1,620 wreaths were placed in Gettysburg and 2,400 in Quantico National Cemetery. We’ll follow National Cemetery Drive from the Taneytown Road entrance to the cemetery and show you a few pictures.

The confusing Gettysburg Address Memorial, just past the Taneytown Road entrance to the cemetery. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

Unlike last year, this section of mostly WWII graves were adorned for the first time in the project’s history. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was facing southeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was facing southeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

The Cyclorama Building is visible through the trees in the center background. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

These graves along the Taneytown Road are mostly post-Civil War burials. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

The Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial is in the background. This view was taken facing north at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

The Howard Equestrian Statue on East Cemetery Hill is in the right background. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

These Civil War-era graves are located near the New York State Monument, the base of which is visible in the right background. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

The grave of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Captain William E. Miller, of the 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at East Cavalry Field on July 3, 1863. This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing west at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2010.


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