Gettysburg Daily

Moving Monuments: The 2nd Delaware Infantry

Some monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park have been moved or relocated from their original positions. Today we take a look at the monument to the 2nd Delaware Infantry Regiment, which was originally located in the Wheatfield (highlighted).[...]

View from the Artesian Well

Gettysburg photographer William Tipton took advantage of many opportunities to haul his camera equipment to the top of the observatory on East Cemetery Hill. This photo of the Soldiers National Cemetery was taken from the observatory.This view was t[...]

Sherfy’s Peach Orchard Blooms Early

Gettysburg National Military Park’s most famous peach orchard, the Sherfy Peach Orchard, was restored in 2008.Three artillery batteries can be seen in the background. Hampton’s Battery (Pennsylvania Light Artillery Battery F) is in the r[...]

Then and Now: Heckman’s Artillery Battery

Then: Gettysburg College ROTC performs calisthenics by Captain Lewis Heckman’s Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery. Two artillery pieces and a shell pyramid were on display in this photo (you can barely see the wheel to the second gun carriage jus[...]

The 2nd Maryland Infantry Monument on Culp’s Hill

The monument to the 2nd Maryland Infantry Regiment on Lower Culp’s Hill/Spangler’s Hill. The Baltimore Cross is on each of the four faces of the capstone as most of the men in the regiment were recruited from Baltimore. The Maryland Stat[...]

National Cemetery Comfort Station Open

The National Cemetery Comfort Station, shrouded from view by a holly tree on the left. This view was taken facing north at approximately 8:45 AM on Friday, March 30, 2012. In September we visited the comfort station when it was temporarily closed f[...]