The Jacob Hummelbaugh farm is one of Gettysburg’s many battlefield gems that is a bit off the beaten path. Located along Pleasonton Avenue near the Pennsylvania State Memorial, this little white farmhouse with its charming picket fence dates from the 1840s and was fairly new when blue and gray clashed on these fields. This house was the last thing Gen. William Barksdale ever saw; he died on these grounds. The Hummelbaugh farm was deemed useful by both armies and functioned as both a headquarters and a hospital.
PVT. JOSHUA RICHMOND
Died July 02, 1863
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