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Gettysburg Witness Tree Damaged in National Cemetery

This “witness tree” near the Taneytown Road entrance to the Soldiers National Cemetery was heavily damaged by a storm Thursday evening, August 7th. This view was taken from the east facing west at approximately 2:15 PM on Sunday, Augus[...]

General Gibbon’s Walnut Tree

The monument to Lieutenant Gulian V. Weir’s Battery C, 5th United States Artillery is in the foreground. The Gibbon Tree is to the right of the cannon. The Codori Barn is in the distance above the right cannon. This view was taken from th[...]

Gettysburg Witness Trees

Along West Confederate Avenue, most people focus on the fact that the left side of the Pettigrew-Trimble-Pickett Assault/Longstreet’s Assault/Pickett’s Charge was launched from here. This photograph shows five witness trees. All excep[...]