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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, Part 32

After a few more minutes, I saw some of my Pards who were members of our convoy group of eight. As per our previous plan for assembly and departure from the Reenactment, we all started retiring from the battlefield as … Continue reading

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150th Gettysburg Sojourn, Part 31

Just as I thought we were going to be flanked and all shot down with enfiladed fire, the battalion in front of us wheeled to meet the Yankee unit. We were free to advance to the stone wall against the … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 6

SACRED GROUND: Part 6 The day had gotten warmer by the hour and by the afternoon when we began the trek across the killing fields of Pickett’s Charge it was hot. I had seen the movie Gettysburg and was really impressed … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 5

SACRED GROUND: Part 5 After eating downtown we toured Don Troiani’s Gallery of Civil War Limited Prints. I was wishing I had enough money to buy one. They were all so historically accurate and full of action. We visited some of … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 4

SACRED GROUND: Part 4 On Sunday the 22nd of May we woke about 7:00 AM, ate at the motel restaurant and hit the road for a full day of going through the Gettysburg Battlefield. Since we had gone to all the … Continue reading

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SACRED GROUND: Part 2

SACRED GROUND: Part 2 I had never been east to the big battlefields in Virginia, or to Gettysburg or Antietam/Sharpsburg, MD.  I was like a kid again. On Saturday May 21, 1994, Nancy and I left Little Rock on an … Continue reading

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