Culp's Hill

Dr. Charles C. Fennell received his Ph.D. in history from the West Virginia University in 1992. His dissertation was titled, “The Battle of Culp’s Hill.” Dr. Fennell believes that Culp’s Hill saw some of the most important if not the most important actions during the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Culp’s Hill Part 1
Licensed Battlefield Guide Dr. Charles Fennell will take us on a walk around the area, starting at the summit of Culp’s Hill, near the observation tower.
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Culp’s Hill Part 2
In today’s post, we followed Charlie Fennell below the summit of the hill to the position of the 60th New York Infantry Regiment. The 60th New York had approximately 273 men and officers engaged at the Battle of Gettysburg. They suffered 52 casualties (11 Killed/mortally wounded and 41 wounded).
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Culp’s Hill Part 3
In today’s post he looks at the earthworks in the area of the monuments to the 150th New York Infantry Regiment and the 78th and 102nd New York Infantry Regiments.
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Culp’s Hill Part 4
In today’s post, Charlie shows us the monuments to the 149th and 137th New York Infantry Regiments, and discusses some of their actions.
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Culp’s Hill Part 5
In today’s post, Dr. Fennell shows us the 137th New York’s position on lower Culp’s Hill/Spangler’s Hill and the monument to the 2nd Maryland Infantry Regiment (CSA).
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Culp’s Hill Part 6
In today’s post we look at the fighting at Spangler’s Meadow on the morning of July 3, 1863.
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Culp’s Hill Part 7
In today’s post we look at the Union line on Lower Culp’s Hill/Spangler’s Hill before the Union troops abandoned it on July 2, 1863, and the beginning of the fighting at Pardee Field on July 3, 1863.
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Culp’s Hill Part 8
In today’s post Charlie shows us the Confederate attack across Pardee Field on July 3, 1863, and sums up why he thinks the fighting at Culp’s Hill was important.
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