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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016

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If you’ve ever visited Little Round Top then I’m sure you noticed this dapper fellow standing high upon a rock, looking out over the Devil’s Den and Big Round Top and the Valley of Death. This is Gouverneur Kemble Warren, a rather famous Gettysburg figure. It was due in part to his quick thinking that more men were shuffled to the summit to beat back Texans and Alabamians intent on taking the heights. While the real Gouverneur Warren lived from 1830 to 1882, this bronze statue has been in place since 1888, watching over the second day’s battlefield for a long 128 years.


Died July 10, 1863

Co. K, 82ND New York Infantry

3RD Cpl. Dalgleish, born in Scotland, enlisted in June 1861. He was a soap-maker by trade. He was mortally wounded in the hip or thigh on the third day of battle and died of his wounds 7 days later, eventually being laid to rest at Gettysburg’s National Cemetery. The 82ND New York was also known as the 2ND New York Militia.

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