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150th Anniversary Battle of First Manassas Part 4

The James Robinson House was the home of a free African American on the Manassas Battlefield. South Carolinians under Wade Hampton rallied around the house on July 21, 1861. This view was taken facing southeast by George Barnard in 1862. It is court[...]

Cheyenne-Arapaho Visit to Gettysburg

A group of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, as well as pupils and faculty from the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. This view was taken facing northwest at Devil’s Den on Friday, November 28, 1884, by William Tipton. On Friday, November 28, 188[...]

…Meanwhile, Back At Those Fences Along the Railroad Cut…

As we previously covered here and here, on Saturday, June 4, 2011, hundreds of volunteers for the Friends of Gettysburg, under the direction of historians from the National Park Service, constructed fences in Gettysburg National Military Park. These[...]