The Battle for the Wheatfield at the Rose Farm The Pride of Erin by Dale GallonAt less than fifty yards, the men of Colonel Pat Kelly's famed Irish Brigade prepare to fire their first volley into General Joseph Kershaw's South Carolinians in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg.The farm of George and Dorothy Rose is south of Gettysburg on the eastern side of Emmitsburg Road. The farmhouse dates back to Continued ..
Site on the Gettysburg Battlefield Image: Nicholas Codori Farm Emmitsburg Road Gettysburg, Pennsylvania The heaviest fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg took place around the buildings and in the fields and orchards of the area's farms owned by people whose lives were forever changed in July 1863. The Nicholas Codori Farm is on the east side of Emmitsburg Road just south of Gettysburg. The Continued ..
Site of a Union Field Hospital On July 1, 1863, the George Spangler farm buildings were seized - the main house, summer kitchen and Pennsylvania bank barn. Based on the size of the buildings on the property, the farm's relatively protected position from enemy artillery fire, its supply of well water, the large and accessible farm fields and its promixity to Baltimore Pike, it was chosen as the Continued ..
Civil War Nurse and Teacher Image: Coming Rain June 30, 1863 Dale Gallon, Artist Brigadier General John Buford at McPherson's Farm Buford and his brigade commanders, Devin and Gamble, discuss the impending battle. Sallie Robbins Broadhead, a teacher in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lived on the western end of Chambersburg Street in the end unit of a row house called Warren's Block with her Continued ..