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Historian Jerry Coates: Harvest of Death Part 2

Jerry Coates is the host for this presentation on the Harvest of Death Photographs. He is standing in Spangler’s Lane. The Henry Spangler Farm is in the background at the end of the lane. Jerry believes that the Harvest of Death photographs we[...]

The Josiah Benner Farm with Tony Giuffreda: Part 3

The rear of the Josiah Benner House. The artillery shell lodged in the rear wall of the house is visible in this shot, just above the second story window in the center of the photo. This view was taken facing south at approximately 11:15 AM on Monda[...]

October Snow Near the Emmitsburg Road Part 3

On Sunday morning, we took a walk along the Emmitsburg Road Ridge to take some pictures of the monuments and the trees in the area as the sun came up. Here is a tree at the intersection of the Millerstown/Wheatfield Road (shown on the left) and the [...]

The Eternal Light Peace Memorial Panorama: November 2011

On the left the camera is pointing to the southeast and on the right of the view the camera is pointing to the northwest. For the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (52.6 MB) here. This view was taken at [...]

The Josiah Benner Farm with Tony Giuffreda: Part 2

The front porch of the Josiah Benner House. This view was taken facing northwest at approximately 11:15 AM on Monday, October 21, 2011. Before its recent acquisition by the National Park Service (with help from the Civil War Trust), the 9-acre Josia[...]

October Snow Near the Emmitsburg Road Part 2

On Sunday morning, we took a walk along the Emmitsburg Road Ridge to take some pictures of the monuments and the trees in the area as the sun came up. Here is the Henry Spangler Farm, located below and west of the Emmitsburg Road. The trees behind t[...]

The Josiah Benner Farm with Tony Giuffreda: Part One

The Josiah Benner House with the Old Harrisburg Road in the foreground. This view was taken facing west circa the late 1800s. Before its recent acquisition by the National Park Service (with help from the Civil War Preservation Trust), the 9-acre Jo[...]

Gettysburg at Savannah Part 7

On the afternoon of July 1, 1863, the Confederate brigade of Brigadier General John Brown Gordon attacked Barlow’s Knoll/Blocher’s Knoll. They crossed Rock Creek, which is marked by the trees at the bottom of the hill, and moved uphill t[...]