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Monday, February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017

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The initial view from Little Round Top is a very special experience. In this shot we see the Devil’s Den witness tree (the first distant tree at center left which “sticks out”), the Philip Snyder farmhouse (top center), the 99TH Pennsylvania monument (hard to see, center of the photo), and Rose Woods, as well as part of Crawford Avenue at bottom right. The darkness of the trees which surround the view on either side gives it a mysterious and intriguing quality.


Born 1836 --- Died August 16, 1863 at age 27

Co. G, 9TH Virginia Infantry

Pvt. Nash was mortally wounded in the right femur and suffered an amputation as a result. Secondary hemorrhaging brought on his death, and he passed away at Camp Letterman over a month after being wounded. He was eventually buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.

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