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Encounters with History: Stories of the Fallen—Willard to Woodruff, July 2-3, 1863

Last Date:

9:00 AM

Price: General Admission $65 | Friends of Gettysburg Receive Member Rate


Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA

Join Licensed Battlefield Guides and retired medical professionals Dr. Richard Schroeder and Fran Feyock, CRNA, for a discussion of the specific wounds suffered by both Union and Confederate officers in the attack and defense of Cemetery Ridge on July 2 and 3, 1863. Wounds to individuals like Generals Hancock, Armistead and Cushing will be highlighted in the presentation. Injuries to less well-known people like Henry Ropes, Sumner Paine and Lewis Williams will be part of the discussion.

The program will begin at 9 a.m. in the Ford Motor Company Fund Education Center in the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center for a brief introduction before moving onto the Battlefield via a bus. Walking will be on level ground, approximately one mile in distance. The tour will end at approximately 12:30 p.m.

To make your reservations in advance for this Encounters with History series program, call the Gettysburg Foundation at 717-334-2436 or visit

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