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Pennsylvania State Monument Panorama: January 2012

Today’s panorama was taken from the northwest corner of the Pennsylvania Monument. The Round Tops are on the left and Cemetery Hill is on the right. (for the larger JPEG version click here, or you can download the uncompressed TIFF file (43.[...]

Historian Jerry Coates: Harvest of Death Part 3

When photographer Timothy O’Sullivan arrived with his dark room wagon, the burial details were either doing their job, or preparing to bury the bodies. This image was titled by the photographers: “Federal dead on the field of Battle of First D[...]

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[...]

Historian Jerry Coates: Harvest of Death Part 1

This is the Timothy O’Sullivan view titled “A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.” The location for this photograph and its companion views, shown later in this post, have been a mystery to many individuals. In today’s post, hist[...]

Detroit Photographic Company Gettysburg Photo Resources Part 1

“Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg.” This view was taken by the Detroit Photographic Company circa 1903 and is part of the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Simila[...]

Some Structures Removed From the Country Club Property

Demolition crews are in the final stages of cleanup on National Park Service property which was once the Gettysburg Country Club. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 10:00 AM on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Demolition crews are finis[...]