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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016

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Check out this view of the Philip Snyder farm from Little Round Top. This lonely little house was built in the early to mid 1830s and even has an outhouse (seen to the left of the house and a large tree). The white rectangular structure further to the left is the Arkansas State Monument which dates from 1966. The part of the woods seen behind the monument was the starting-point for the 3RD Arkansas Infantry.


Co. H, 126TH New York Infantry

Died July 15, 1863

Pvt. Nicholson enlisted in August 1862. He was wounded in the leg on the 3RD of July and suffered an amputation, dying 12 days later. After an initial burial at Jacob Schwartz’s farm he was laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Gettysburg. (His stone says “126TH Excelsior”).

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