Feb 12

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the monument/marker to Major Erasmus C. Gilbreath who was a Captain in the 20th Indiana Infantry at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. This view was taken facing north at approximately 4:45 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington, D.C., has many connections to Gettysburg and to the Gettysburg Campaign. There are many more connections than to only Robert E. Lee’s residence, and John F. Kennedy’s grave. Almost every row in the older sections have someone buried there who had a link to Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows us the individuals connected to Gettysburg who are buried at Arlington.

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In today’s Arlington post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows the graves of Major Erasmus C. Gilbreath of the 20th Indiana Infantry, and Captain Robert Carter of the 22nd Massachusetts.

This map shows us the locations taken of videos for our Gettysburg at Arlington series. Videos #1-#73 were shown in our previous Arlington posts. Video #74 was taken at the grave of George A. Deering. Video #75 was taken at the grave of Henry Capehart. Video #76 was taken at the grave of Charles Henry Smith Video #77 was taken at the grave of Lewis Merriam. Video #78 was taken at the grave of Major General Alexander Dyer. Video #79 was taken at the grave of Major Erasmus C. Gilbreath. Video #80 was taken at the grave of Captain Robert Carter. This map was created facing north at approximately 6:00 PM on Friday, February 11, 2011.

In Video #79 (Videos #1 – #78 were shown in our previous Arlington posts) Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the grave of Major Erasmus C. Gilbreath. He explains how Gilbreath commanded the 20th Indiana at Gettysburg, and Gilbreath’s career following Gettysburg. This view was taken facing north at approximately 4:45 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr is standing by the monument to Captain Robert Goldthwaite Carter of the 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. At Gettysburg, Carter was a Sergeant in the 22nd Massachusetts. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:45 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

In Video #80 Licensed Battlefield Guide Rich Kohr shows us the grave of Captain Robert Goldthwaite Carter. He explains Carter’s military career, Carter’s writings, and shows an interesting line from Carter’s monument. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:45 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

A closeup of the Carter monument of the citation Rich mentioned in the previous video. This view was taken facing northeast at approximately 4:45 PM on Sunday, December 5, 2010.

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