Photo: Civil War veterans at 50th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg

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Photo: Civil War veterans at 50th anniversary of Battle of Gettysburg - ; : VETERANS BEING WELCOMED AT GETTYSBURG i j !...
; : VETERANS BEING WELCOMED AT GETTYSBURG i j ! j , i i reri-riZii a . rr z& ib hVv H?&a sr-l&hsi -:,r- - 1 Xnji At the htntiim: left. t. . A. Ki- rll. tomnton, l'a . I ifth I nlted M-ti fH" Artillery; center, . .J. Sattfrtleld, dnalis i - 4 '. f Creek, X. C, Twenty-ninth North t aro- S P.-s- yK'j-. i lina Co. K. Bottom 1. . Morgan of If i -.itvV&S .'. is Morn-wall JarkMtn's Cavalry .htlklnx V ' ' - bamix with I. E. ratr, Ijintuster. Pa.. 11 p4, JP'.lfcfe srSy'. ' s One 1'nndrMi and Tttil)-Sei ond I'enn- J f . )' 'r P'i "KSPT WS r 5 v, f-i; found a I't mis 1 anian in his tent snug , 'A ! M 5 ., II III j ' : found a I'emisvlvaman in his tent snug i as a hue in a rug, lying on three blankets, with three over him and nine beneath his cot. The Pennsvlvanian was keeping them for friends, he said, but the hard-hearted regulars could not see the friends and the reimsylvunian was separated from all but two of the blankets in short order. llany of the men of b3 spent the night around the files, near the cook tents, talking and trying to forjiet that their bones were not so young as they used tj be and tiiat the ciound was much harder than it was 50 years ao. This was the first formal day of the semi-centennial celebration. -Mthough Bu ll ord and ht oJer had a skirmish near ! tiettvshurg 50 years ago yesterday, it was (July 1 that the battle lieKan which forced the t'nion troops out of Gettysburg back ! toward Cemetery Kulge. I cir J or!,- leternn ltics. Otto 1 istaam of Almond, -S. i., a i I member of the Twenty-seventh Massa-! chusetts Infantry uieu ui the nignt of I apoplexy. I The army surgeons have been surpriseo. at the endurance shown by the veterans I and by the fact that no more of them : ! j Uur-1 1 I i I i ! . j ! i

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  1. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
  2. 02 Jul 1913, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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