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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015

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Even if Gettysburg was just a pretty Pennsylvania town with no history, the scenery alone would be enough to merit a visit.  The location is Marsh Creek just past Sachs Covered Bride, very near the battlefield. Though you’ll often see distant fishermen or perhaps even “ghost hunters”, it’s generally very quiet and peaceful here, making it a perfect place for contemplation. Autumn is an especially great time to visit (this photo, with its abundance of yellow, was taken in November).


Co. H, 26TH North Carolina Infantry

Born 1839 --- Died July 01, 1863 at age 24

Pvt. Brown enlisted in March 1862. He was married to Mary and a daughter, Angeline Elizabeth called Annie, who was born the year of his enlistment. He was likely killed during the fight with the 24TH Michigan Infantry in McPherson’s Woods.

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