Gettysburg Daily

Then and Now: Heckman’s Artillery Battery

Then: Gettysburg College ROTC performs calisthenics by Captain Lewis Heckman’s Battery K, First Ohio Light Artillery. Two artillery pieces and a shell pyramid were on display in this photo (you can barely see the wheel to the second gun carriage just to the right of the monument).This photograph was taken on the steps of Huber Hall facing northeast circa the 1920s.

Now: Only one artillery piece is on display by Heckman’s Battery.This photograph was facing northeast at approximately 11:30 AM on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
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