Jan 26

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is the host for our Eleventh Corps series. He is standing by cannon and the monument marking the position of Wiedrich’s New York Battery on East Cemetery Hill. The equestrian statue to Major General Oliver Otis Howard is in the background. This view was taken facing east at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is our host for a series on the Eleventh Army Corps during the Battle of Gettysburg. Stuart had two relatives in the Eleventh Corps (73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment) and both were killed/mortally wounded at Gettysburg. They are both buried in the National Cemetery. Stuart has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide since 2004.

Previous entries in the Eleventh Corps series can be found here.

In today’s Eleventh Corps post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey explains the position of some Eleventh Corps artillery, and the arrival of Winfield Scott Hancock.

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This map shows the location of where our Eleventh Corps at Gettysburg videos were produced. Videos #1-#83 were shown on other maps on our previous posts. Video #84 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the Hancock equestrian monument. Video #85 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the monument to the 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Video #86 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the stone wall which divides National Park Service property from property of the Gettysburg Tour Center. Video #87 was taken on the eastern slope of East Cemetery Hill. Video #88 was taken in the National Cemetery. Video #89 was taken in the National Cemetery Annex near the monument to the 73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment. Video #90 was taken near Wiedrich’s New York Battery. Video #91 was taken near the equestrian monument to Winfield Scott Hancock. Video #92 was taken at the stone wall where the landmark Cemetery Hill Poplar Tree was located. This map was created facing north at approximately 7:15 PM on Friday, January 21, 2011.

In Video #90 (Videos #1-#89 were shown in our previous Eleventh Corps posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is standing on East Cemetery Hill. He explains the positions of some of the Eleventh Corps artillery on the hill, especially Wiedrich’s New York Battery. This view was taken facing east at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is on East Cemetery Hill. The equestrian statue to Winfield Scott Hanock is on the right. Behind Stuart is the monument to the 14th Indiana Infantry. To the right of the 14th Indiana is the monument to Rickett’s Pennsylvania Battery. In the left background is the equestrian monument to Oliver O. Howard. To the left of the Howard Monument is the monument to the 7th West Virginia Infantry. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

In Video #91 Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is standing near the equestrian monument of Winfield Scott Hancock. He relates Hancock’s arrival on the hill. This view was taken facing northeast to southeast to northwest to northeast at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Stuart Dempsey is on a stone wall on East Cemetery Hill near the location of where a landmark Tulip Poplar tree once stood. The equestrian monument to Winfield Scott Hancock is above Stuart’s head. The monument to the 14th Indiana Infantry Regiment is in the left background. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

In Video #92 Stuart Dempsey is sitting on a stone wall on East Cemetery Hill. He explains how Carl Schurz and Winfield Scott Hancock sat on a stone wall on the hill and watched Confederate movements on the early evening of July 1, 1863. This view was taken facing southeast at approximately 5:45 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

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