Friday, June 15, 2012

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Statues of General Buford
General Reynolds
Gettysburg, Pa.
Cannon with flag fired the opening shot at the Battle of Gettysburg.  The number of the cannon was taken by the gunner who fired it and years later it was located in an arsenal and was returned to Gettysburg and mounted on the ridge from which the first shot was fired.

Gettysburg, PA.
General Meade Monument
Major General George G. Meade Commander of the Federal Forces in the Battle of Gettysburg.  This monument is located near his headquarters on Cemetery Ridge.

Gettysburg, PA.
Spanglers Spring
At the foot of Culp's Hill furnished water for the wounded of both armies.  A neat structure of granite now encloses the Spring, and all visitors stop to drink from its historic waters.

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