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A professional piece, the descriptions were vivid enough for the short amount of space. Then narrative qualities added to the color. I remember the first time I stepped on Gettysburg ground - a haunting experience. Thanks for sharing this episode in your life. - dub
Excellent piece of writing and gave me a desire to visit Gettysburg myself.
I just visited Gettysburg for the first time last week. Your memory serves you well, and your writing provides a vivid picture of history. Thanks!
Nice to see through the eyes of your childhood memory! Vivid descriptions - thanks for this careful retelling.
Great piece! Very descriptive! and now I know where it all began :)
In a day that people tend to vilify one side or the other, it's refreshing to read a balanced perspective (especially since this Yankke is married to a Reb :) Well done.
I loved seeing this glimpse of how you became enthralled with the Civil War!
You took me back to my 6th grade trip. Loved Gettysburg!!! Thank you for a great tour!
I have never visited the site, except through articles such as this. It is amazing how we can often trace back things that we enjoy doing, or things we are very interested in to when we were young. I really enjoyed reading this!