Gettysburg Photo Album
The Borough: Civilian Experience in Town Page7

(7-01) Close-up The Compiler office is long gone - but Penelope remains
Tablet (Politics and "Penelope")

(7-01) The William McClean house (right) on East Middle Street. McClean was a prominent Republican attorney





(7-01) View of the wartime Adams County Prison on the south side of east High Street. On July 2, 1863 Robert E. Lee held a council of war in the building. The third story was added later. The prison is now a Gettysburg municipal building
Tablet (Adams County Prison w/1865 photo)

(7-01) Erected in 1857, the High Street or "Common" School was the first consolidated public school in Gettysburg. By July 1, 1863 it became a hospital, housing wounded from the battle
Tablet ("bullets...rattling against our hospital...", w/photo as it appeared in 1863)

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