MHO Home   Forum Home   Help   Register   Login
 
 
Welcome to MilitaryHistoryOnline.com.
You are not signed in.
The current time is: 6/19/2018 2:24:14 PM
  - - (1863) Battle of Gettysburg - Non-Battle related discussions
AuthorMessage
Larry Purtell
USA
top 15
E-8 Master Sergeant


Posts: 567

Blue& Grey meet again
Posted on: 4/9/2018 6:37:05 AM
From the Evening sun, Hanover PA. Friday, July 1, 1938


---------------
"My goal is to live forever. So far, so good.

OpanaPointer
St. Louis, MO, USA
top 10
E-9 Sergeant Major
Posts: 750

Re: Blue& Grey meet again
Posted on: 4/9/2018 6:45:15 AM
There's video of that at the end of Ken Burn's documentary. One gentleman does the Rebel Yell.

Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
top 5
E-9 Cmd Sgt Major


Posts: 3561

Re: Blue& Grey meet again
Posted on: 4/9/2018 10:34:58 AM
Here is AH C-span's take on it.

[Read More]

Wouldn't you like to pick those guys brains, what stories they could tell!?

Thanks Larry,
MD

---------------
"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."

Gregory C. White
Canton, GA, USA
top 40
E-4 Corporal
Posts: 196

Re: Blue& Grey meet again
Posted on: 4/9/2018 11:25:24 AM

Quote:
Here is AH C-span's take on it.

[Read More]

Wouldn't you like to pick those guys brains, what stories they could tell!?

Thanks Larry,
MD


--Michi]

Quite true, but I've read where there were very few actual Gettysburg participants from the 1863 battle. The contingency of veterans from Georgia (about 60) did not have any; mostly vets from militia units the Army of Tennessee .
---------------
"I do not believe that any man can adequately appreciate the world of to-day unless he has some knowledge of...[and] some feeling for...the history of the world of the past." Theodore Roosevelt

 Forum Ads from Google