Announcements

Thank you Spring Muster participants!

Posted on: 04/07/2014
A huge thank you to all attendees, Licensed Battlefield Guides, and volunteers who helped make the 2014 Spring Muster a success! The weekend-long event of battlefield tours, programs, and Friends camaraderie thrived on our participants. If you participated in the Spring Muster, please provide feedback to us here. We'd love to hear from you!

Happy 25th Anniversary, Friends of Gettysburg!

Posted on: 03/21/2014
2014 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Friends of Gettysburg! To celebrate this great milestone in our organization's history, we are hosting a two-day celebratory event June 30-July 1. Click Here for more information and to register for this once-in-a-lifetime event!

Stories and Photos

The Great Task Before Us

August 3rd, 2013: Member Submission: Charles W. Griest

Posted on: 08/02/2013

Civilians in Gettysburg and surrounding area were impacted greatly by the war 150 years ago. Much has been written about Jennie Wade and John Burns, two citizens of Gettysburg, but few know about Charles W. Griest.


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