Jan 12

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is the host for our Eleventh Corps series. He is standing on the east slope of East Cemetery Hill. Culp’s Hill is in the background. Wainwright Avenue is located near the monuments shown in this picture. On the left is the monument to the 54th New York Infantry Regiment. In the right background is the monument to the 68th New York Infantry. This view was taken facing east at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is our host for a series on the Eleventh Army Corps during the Battle of Gettysburg. Stuart had two relatives in the Eleventh Corps (73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment) and both were killed/mortally wounded at Gettysburg. They are both buried in the National Cemetery. Stuart has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide since 2004.

Previous entries in the Eleventh Corps series can be found here.

In today’s Eleventh Corps post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey explains the positions of the Eleventh Corps units on and around Cemetery Hill.

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This map shows the location of where our Eleventh Corps at Gettysburg videos were produced. Videos #1-#83 were shown on other maps on our previous posts. Video #84 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the Hancock equestrian monument. Video #85 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the monument to the 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Video #86 was taken on East Cemetery Hill near the stone wall which divides National Park Service property from property of the Gettysburg Tour Center. Video #87 was taken on the eastern slope of East Cemetery Hill. Video #88 was taken in the National Cemetery. Video #89 was taken in the National Cemetery Annex near the monument to the 73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment. This map was created facing north at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, January 8, 2011.
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In Video #87 (Videos #1-#86 were shown in our previous Eleventh Corps posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is standing on the eastern slope of East Cemetery Hill. He explains the positions of von Gilsa’s and Harris’ Brigades. This view was taken facing east to north at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is standing in the Soldiers National Cemetery. Where the driveway ends in the background is the Baltimore Street entrance to the National Cemetery. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.
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In Video #88 Licensed Battlefield Guide Stuart Dempsey is standing in the Soldiers National Cemetery. He explains the position of Schurz’s Division on the western section of Cemetery Hill. This view was taken facing northeast to northwest at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

Stuart Dempsey is standing in the National Cemetery Annex. The monument to the 73rd Ohio Infantry is in the left background. The Taneytown Road is in the background running from right to left (north to south). The stone wall in the left background separates the original section of the Soldiers National Cemetery from the cemetery annex. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.
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In Video #89 Stuart Dempsey is standing in the National Cemetery Annex near the monument to the 73rd Ohio Infantry Regiment. He explains the position of Smith’s Brigade, and recaps the Eleventh Corps deployment in the area of Cemetery Hill. This view was taken facing southwest to northwest at approximately 5:15 PM on Friday, September 24, 2010.

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