Gettysburg, August 8, 9, 10, 2017
The RCWRT headed to Gettysburg for touring and cleaning our Adopt-A-Position Monument, The 124th NY Infantry Monument on Houck's Ridge. All Photos below by Paul Martin.
Cleaning the 124th Monument with some before and after pics by Paul Martin.
Catching the morning sun behind Col. Van Horne Ellis during our clean-up. Photos by Paul Martin.
The North Carolina and Virginia Memorials
"Peace Eternal in a Nation United": Gettysburg Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Newly restored Lee's Headquarters.
The new Lutheran Seminary Museum.
President and VP Paul Martin and Peter Reiner on the Culp's Hill observation tower.
Some artifacts on display in the Seminary Museum.
At James Kralik's Lincoln Train Museum!
On Power's Hill. The Park Service has done a fantastib job restoring the landscape back to original appearance and hauling Cannons up to their July 1863 location. Also cleaned all the monuments, with the help of the RCWRT. These now and then photos show how dense the woods were. and how well the Park Service cleared them to re-create the artillary postions' field of fire. Old photos from our trip in 1998.
At Powers Hill and Culp's Hill, including repair work on the 150th NY Monument, thanks to the RCWRT!
Past RCWRT Field Trips
2013- Gettysburg National Military Park
2012- Lee’s Retreat from Gettysburg, PA and MD
2011-Richmond Battlefield, VA
2010-Booth Escape Route, DC and VA
2009-Manassas Battlefield, VA
2008-Pennisula Campaign Williamsburg/Newport News, VA
2007-Upper Shenandoah Valley, VA
2006-Frederick, MD, Shepardstown, WV
2005-Fredericksburg Battlefield, VA
2004-Washington Civil War, DC
2003-Harpers Ferry National Park, VA
2002-Lexington and Lower Shenandoah Valley, VA
2001-Petersburg Siege and Appomattox Court House, VA
2000-Richmond Civil War, VA
1999-Chancellorsvile Battlefield, VA
1998-Manassas Battlefield, VA
1997-Antietam Battlefield , MD