Archive for July, 2020

Pocket Gettysburg – Search for a Monument

Here’s a common question by users of our popular app, Pocket Gettysburg for iPhone/iPad. “Where can I find the monument to the 83rd New York Infantry?” (for instance) The easy answer is…         BUT keep in mind that this method searches the MONUMENT list for those monuments that have “83” in their […]

Deaths at the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion

Described as a “identification tag,” this card was issued to each of the 22,103 veterans from Pennsylvania who attended the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1913. (Some other states issued similar ones to its attending veterans). The veteran was asked to carry it in his pocket “in case of sickness or accident.” […]