John Burns defends Gettysburg

John Burns defends Gettysburg

The story of John Burns in Gettysburg is an interesting one. Burns was a veteran of 1812 and was almost 70 years old when the Southern army was spotted. He picked up his musket and joined the Iron Brigade in the heavy fighting west of town on July 1, 1863. Burns...

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Green Garden’s role in history

Green Garden’s role in history

We drive by old houses every day. Do you ever think about what took place within those walls? I had the opportunity to spend a beautiful April day in Mosby’s Confederacy at a house that was once the family home of one of Mosby’s Rangers: Major Adolphus “Dolly”...

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