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Clifford H. Romberger (1947-2015) – Civil War Re-Enactor

| October 5, 2015

Word has been received of the death of Civil War Re-Enactor, Clifford H. Romberger.  His obituary, as it appeared in local area newspapers, and on the web site of Hoover-Boyer Funeral Homes, follows: ELIZABETHTOWN – Clifford H. Romberger, 68, of Masonic Drive and formerly of Elizabethville, passed away Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at the Masonic […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company B

| June 5, 2015

The two monuments to the 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry at Gettysburg are located southeast of the town of Gettysburg, close to each other on the eastern side of Baltimore Pike.  One of the monuments is pictured above and can be seen on Stephen Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg Web Site which has more information about the monuments and […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry

| June 1, 2015

The 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on Confederate Avenue and was dedicated in 1889 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The above drawing of the monument was included in the Philadelphia Inquirer articl1 of 11 September 1889. A picture of the monument can be seen on Stephen […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry

| May 28, 2015

The 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument at Gettysburg is located northwest of the town of Gettysburg on Buford Avenue.  It was dedicated in 1889 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 September 1889. A picture of the monument can be seen on Stephen Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry

| May 21, 2015

The 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument at Gettysburg is located southeast of the town of Gettysburg on Highland Avenue. A picture of the monument as shown above can be seen on Stephen Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg Web Site which has more information about the monument and the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. A full description of the monument, its […]