Medal of Awarded 151 Years After Battle of Gettysburg

Posted on: 08/29/2014
It was announced Tuesday, August 26, that President Obama will be awarding First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing the Medal of Honor. Lt. Cushing was killed in action on the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, during Pickett’s Charge. Lt. Cushing was serving as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps for the Army of the Potomac.

2015 Friends of Gettysburg Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Posted on: 08/01/2014
Congratulations to the following Friends members whose photos will be featured in the 2015 Friends of Gettysburg Calendar: 

Richard & Susan Brooks from Galloway, OH

Nancy Cox from Quincy, MA

Neven Dries from Hamburg, PA

Jim Dussinger from Indianapolis, IN 

Patricia Kennedy from Middleton, NJ

Bill Lavalette from 

Greenwich, CT

David Loose from Denver, PA

James V. Root from Ocean City, NJ

Jim Schlett from Reston, VA

Adrienne Sheeler from Douglassville, PA 

Lynne Shields from Sheffield Lake, OH

Lori and Gary Smith from Webster, NY

Scott Stemler from Rankin, PA 

Thank you to all participants who submitted to the Friends of Gettysburg Photo Contest! 

Active members will receive their 2015 calendar in the mail soon! To renew your membership and ensure a calendar arrives to you, please click here

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