Feb 1

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the monument to Captain George A. Deering who fought with the 16th Maine Infantry at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

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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In today’s Arlington post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows the graves of Captain George A. Deering of the 16th Maine Infantry, Colonel Henry Capehart of the 1st West Virginia Cavalry, and Colonel Charles Henry Smith of the 1st Maine Cavalry.

This map shows us the locations taken of videos for our Gettysburg at Arlington series. Videos #1-#73 were shown in our previous Arlington posts. Video #74 was taken at the grave of George A. Deering. Video #75 was taken at the grave of Henry Capehart. Video #76 was taken at the grave of Charles Henry Smith This map was created facing north at approximately 7:00 PM on Friday, January 28, 2011.

In Video #74 (Videos #1 - #73 were shown in our previous Arlington posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the grave of Captain George A. Deering of the 16th Maine Infantry Regiment. He describes an incident with Deering on Oak Ridge, his capture at Gettysburg, and his subsequent escape. This view was taken facing north to northeast to north at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the monument to Colonel Henry Capehart of the 1st West Virginia Cavalry. Capehart was a Surgeon at the Battle of Gettysburg when his unit fought at South Cavalry Field. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

In Video #75 Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows us the grave of Colonel Henry Capehart. He describes how Capehart was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions in 1864. This view was taken facing north to northeast to east at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Rich Kohr is standing by the grave of Colonel Charles Henry Smith of the 1st Maine Cavalry. During the Civil War, Smith was under fire on 60 different occasions, was wounded three times, and had five horses shot out from under him. This view was taken facing west at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

In Video #76 Rich Kohr explains where the 1st Maine Cavalry was positioned at Gettysburg, and how Charles Henry Smith was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

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