The First Shot of the Battle of Gettysburg

We had the unique opportunity to be invited to join author JD Petruzzi at the First Shot Marker that commemorates the start of the Battle of Gettysburg.  What made it extra special was that we were there, on that spot where 150 years ago Marcellus Jones fired that...

Exploring Big Round Top with CJ

It was a beautiful here in central Pennsylvania last weekend so we decided to head to Gettysburg for the day.  In addition to packing a lunch, we grabbed my copy of The Complete Gettysburg Guide and my Flip video camera and set off.  As you know our family goal is to...

Gettysburg Rock Carvings with CJ

During a recent trip to Gettysburg with my sons, we took along my copy of The Complete Gettysburg Guide and went searching for some rock carvings on the battlefield.  The following is a collection of videos of my son CJ telling us about the carvings that we found....