Gettysburg
by Jonathan Young ECM Sun Publications A Princeton man served as one of the official photographers for the Minnesota delegation to Gettysburg for the 150th anniversary of the battle July 1-3. Jay Grammond, of Princeton, works in adult community education in the Elk River Area School District, but ph...Read More
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by Jonathan Young ECM Publishers An official state delegation to Gettysburg rededicated the three Minnesota monuments on the battlefield during the battle’s 150th anniversary July 1-3. Minnesotans laid a wreath at the foot of each monument and honored the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment...Read More
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by Jonathan Young ECM Sun Newspapers It was an open field they charged across, headlong into whistling balls of lead that cut men down as they ran. The soldiers of the 1st Minnesota knew the bayonet charge they were making was suicide. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock, who gave the order, knew it, too, b...Read More
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Sun Newspapers’ news editor Jonathan Young is in Gettysburg this week, as the nation honors the 150th anniversary of the famous Civil War battle. He is traveling with Minnesota’s Civil War Commemorative Task Force, covering the events for ECM Publishers. Read about Jonathan Young’s tra...Read More
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