History Club Ventures to Gettysburg

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Despite bone-chilling cold and patches of snow, the determined members of the GCC History Club made their way to the battlefield of Gettysburg today.  Quite contrary to the conditions the soldiers endured in July 1863, the students would have gladly accepted the woolen uniforms discarded by the troops at that time.

In the photo above, the group sits atop the Devil’s Den.  This was a site that must be seen to be believed.  Huge glacial boulders made for a unique fighting environment during the battle on the second day of fighting.  Beyond the Devil’s Den, top right in the picture, is Little Roundtop which was also the scene of gruesome fighting.

 

 

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