Monthly Archives: May 2013

SACRED GROUND-Part 17

Nancy and I went back to the old Hagerstown Pike and headed North again.  “The Cornfield” was on our right and, as we came to a point about the middle of the field, there two cannon facing toward “The Cornfield” … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND-Part 16

Nancy and I walked along the old Hagerstown Pike. The new pike has been diverted around the park in the 1960’s.  We came to a portion of the West Woods where Stonewall Jackson’s men were deployed during the morning of … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND-Part 15

Nancy and I went to lunch at the same convenience store/sandwich shop. After we got stuffed on huge turkey sandwiches, chips and Diet Dr. Peppers, I bought some of the small Confederate Flags.     Leaving the store we drove … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND-Part 14

  After touring Bloody Lane we went to the Visitors Center and happened to be there when a Park Rangers provides a lecture behind the Center. The view from this vantage point allows one to see the North woods, the … Continue reading

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An Ole Reb

Infantry units in all generations have been required to go find the opposing force. It is no different for re-enactors. The weather is either hot or cold. There is no in between. As you can tell by looking at this … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND-Part 13

Besides the East Woods, Bloody Lane had the most impact for me.  Over the years the public was allowed to drive down this lane and during the early 1940’s there was a soda stand at one point of the lane.  … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 12

SACRED GROUND: Part 12 Tuesday the 24th of May we woke with aching backs and groggy noggins. The first order of business was getting some coffee made. We both hit the kitchen with a vengeance and got the coffee going. Outside … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 11

SACRED GROUND: Part 11 We were set to meet the person that was to check us into the Piper House at 4:00PM. We arrived on time and the lady, who I had talked with over the phone weeks before to reserve … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 10

SACRED GROUND: Part 10 I now knew where to get flags for any Confederate units to which I wanted to pay tribute. Anyway we went back to the visitor’s center and on the way saw the turn off to the Piper … Continue reading

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