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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

September 21, 2016

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The Gettysburg battlefield has many charms, and one of these is a pastoral simplicity that successfully evokes the 19TH century. Here, horses graze within an old-style fence at the George Rose farm along Emmitsburg Road. The ruined barn can be seen at right. The timelessness of the scene helps propel visitors from the modern era to the summer of 1863.


Co. C, 147TH New York Infantry

Born July 01, 1831 --- Died July 01, 1863 at age 32

Cpl. Clary, a widower who had lost his wife in 1860, enlisted in August 1862. He was killed along what is now Reynolds Avenue, leaving the world exactly thirty-two years after he had entered it. He is buried at Gettysburg’s National Cemetery though a cenotaph stands in Albion Center Cemetery in Albion Center, New York.

(c) 2012-2016 Skies of Blue and Gray

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