Gettysburg, a Virtual Tour
The Hospitals Page3
Photos this page courtesy of Richard Edling, Philadelphia, PA
   

(9-06) Lydia Leister Farm
 
Interior of farm house

(9-06) Lydia Leister Farm
 
View south from Leister farm, Big Round Top can be seen between the trees

   

  

(9-06) William Patterson Farm

(9-06) William Patterson Farm
 
This barn was a field hospital. A shell from one of the two Confederate signal shots that started the cannonade on July 3rd preceding Pickett’s charge exploded in Patterson’s barn and tore off the arm of a fourteen year old black boy who was servant to a New York officer

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