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The Story of Lee"s Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa.

Timothy H. Smith

The Story of Lee"s Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa.

by Timothy H. Smith

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Published by Thomas Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Military - United States,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8419106M
    ISBN 100939631857
    ISBN 109780939631858
    OCLC/WorldCa35851480

    This picturesque house was built in and at the time of the Civil War was owned by the noted statesman Thaddeus Stevens. It was on July 1, that General Robert E. Lee established his personal headquarters in this old stone house. An ideal location, it was at the center and rear of his battle lines and it was on the same road that many more of his troops were quickly approaching. At the. Start Your Haunted Tour at Gettysburg Museum Visitor's Center. Even the visitor's center at Gettysburg National Park has its share of ghosts, so while you're standing in line for tickets and information, you might experience apparitions of soldiers, hear disembodied voices, and more. In fact, one visitor to the center believes he captured the ghost of a Civil War era soldier in a photograph.

      A national preservation group announced it is acquiring Lee's headquarters as well as the accompanying hotel for $ call for restoring the old stone house to its appearance.   Lee's headquarters to open for th Battle of Gettysburg anniversary Dustin B Levy, The Evening Sun Published a.m. ET J | Updated a.m. ET J CLOSE.

      Jim Lighthizer and Garry Adelman gave a tour of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Gettysburg headquarters and talked about the property's . The Gettysburg Hotel was established in and it is said to be one of the most haunted buildings in Gettysburg. It is apparently haunted by a spirit by the name of Rachel who is believed to be a Civil War era nurse who is apparently still looking for wounded soldiers that she can care for.


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The Story of Lee"s Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa by Timothy H. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Story Of Lee's Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pa book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After many years as a battlefield gu /5.

The book is a history of the house and land, the severe fighting that occurred around the house, Mary Thompson, her family and decendants, and the controversy surrounding the actual site of General Robert E. Lee's headquarters/5(5). Get this from a library. The story of Lee's headquarters: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

[Timothy H Smith]. The book is a history of the house and land, the severe fighting that occurred around the house, Mary Thompson, her family and descendants, and the controversy surrounding the actual site of General Robert E.

Lee's headquarters. Paperback; 88 pages; S/L# The Story of Robert E. Lee's Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania [Paperback] Timothy H. Smith (Author) quantity Add to cart Category: Books Pa.

book DVDs Tags: American Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg, Civil War Books, Confederacy, Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg PA. By Timothy H. Smith. Thomas Publications, Softcover, 92 pages. 5 ½” x 8 ½”. A history of the house and land, the severe fighting that occurred around the house, Mary Thompson, her family and descendants, and the controversy surrounding the actual site of Gen.

Robert E. Lee's headquarters, as written by a licensed battlefield guide. Located on the Chambersburg Pike on top of Seminary Ridge, this 4-acre property was the headquarters site of Gen.

Robert E. Lee during the Battle of Gettysburg. The site includes a small stone house which, at the time of the battle, was the home of year-old widow Mary Thompson. General Lee's Headquarters Museum, Gettysburg: Address, Phone Number, General Lee's Headquarters Museum Reviews: /5. Gettysburg, PA Website +1 Best nearby.

Leave the guide book behind and gain intimate insight into the Battle of Gettysburg on this guided tour of battlefield landmarks, including Little Round Top / TripAdvisor reviews. Quality Inn At General Lee'S Headquarters - GettysburgBuford Ave., Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States, show map.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Story of Robert E. Lee's Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Watch time lapse video footage of the Civil War Trust's restoration work at Lee's Headquarters in Gettysburg, Pa.

CALL Z. ARMS. Help Save These Central Acres. Today, we have the opportunity to save three small, but vital tracts of land and pay honor to a local preservation hero. Two homes, very small by modern standards, have become icons of the Battle of Gettysburg. The stone Widow Mary Thompson house stands just north of the Chambersburg Pike at the west end of town, and is famed as the headquarters of Army of Northern Virginia commander General Robert E.

Lee. Southeast of Gettysburg, Maj. Gen. George G. Meade used the simple frame home of Lydia Leister. The Story of Lee's Headquarters Gettysburg, Pa. By Timothy H. Smith. ISBN: Softcover, x88 pages. A history of the house and land, the severe fighting that occurred around the house, Mary Thompson, her family and descendants, and the controversy surrounding the actual site of Gen.

Robert E. Lee's headquarters, as written by a licensed battlefield guide. The American Battlefield Trust enlisted the services of Warehaus to survey and restore a four-acre property in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The property contained several motels, a restaurant, barn, and the Mary Thompson House, which served as General Robert E. Lee’s headquarters during the Civil War. The Story of Robert E. Lee’s Headquarters, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania [Paperback] Timothy H.

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STORY OF LEE'S HEADQUARTERS Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Published: Thomas Publications (), Gettysburg, PA, Softcover in original binding.

Not Rating: % positive. Statues on Gettysburg’s battlefields are history lessons rather than racist symbols, park official says Chris Pastrick Mon., J a.m. | Monday, J a.m. Robert E Lee’s Headquarters – Gettysburg Pennsylvania.

Heading west on route 30 from the square in the center of Gettysburg Pennsylvania just as you hit the crest of Seminary Ridge there is small stone house on your right.

That nondescript little one and one half story home has quite a bit of history to share. This recently restored home of Mary Thompson in Gettysburg, Pa., served as Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s headquarters at Gettysburg, seen Thursday, Oct. 27,   Today it is privately owned and operates as the General Lee’s Headquarters Museum and charges admission for non-Adams County residents.

It operates in partnership with the adjacent Quality Inn, which rents the second story to visitors as the “General Lee Suite.” This view was taken facing north at approximately AM on Tuesday, July 6.

There's a good little book that covers the history of the house and if you're interested you can get a copy cheap (it's only 73 pages without notes): Smith, Timothy H. (). The Story Of Lee's Headquarters.

(Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA). As to the tax issue, that was briefly discussed here a while back (sorry, can't locate the thread). Lee's restored headquarters to open in Gettysburg.

The Civil War Trust is planning a Friday celebration of the restoration of Gen. Robert E. Lee's command center during the Battle of Gettysburg. Lee’s Headquarters was the location of some of the key tactical planning moments of the Battle of Gettysburg.

It was here that the Confederate general and his officers triggered many of the actions that would decide the fate of this small town and the .