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Joshua Chamberlain on Mars: Chambermania and Beyond!

By Ryan Nadeau ’16 You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to observe one fact about Mars: it has a lot of rocks. While each is typically given a … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

“A great weight at my heart:” A Personal Reaction to Pickett’s Charge

By Becky Oakes, ’13 “When our great victory was just over the exultation of victory was so great that one didn’t think of our fearful losses, but now I can’t … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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General Francis Barlow is our soldier for #soldiersunday He enlisted in the 12th NY Militia, but later joined the 61st NY Volunteer Infantry. He is probably best remembered for his unfortunate position on July 1st at Gettysburg which earned him a knoll named after him. He fought bravely throughout the war and is one of the few soldiers to have enlisted as an infantryman and then risen up to a general.
Stay tuned for a Valentine's Day post on Barlow tomorrow!

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