November 17, 2013 · 11:00 am
A digital exhibit with selected images from our 8-day program on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, June 29 to July 6, 2013.
We also produced a video with highlights of the exhibit. Watch the video
Exhibit gallery for “Our Buildings and Very Earth Trembled”
St. Joseph’s Academy, 1873. Oil on canvas by Ludwig Enke.
Images of St. Joseph’s Academy grounds and chapel
Left: Pictures of Sisters. Right: Pictures of generals who spent time in Emmitsburg prior to going to Gettysburg.
Sisters cash book, showing the period of late June and early July 1863.
Patient ledger from St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, one of many hospitals where Daughters of Charity served during the Civil War.
Civil War weaponry – bayonets, an unexploded shell, round ball, and Minie ball (courtesy of Kirk Runkles)
Scenes along the road to Gettysburg, 1863 and 2013. In the middle are original manuscripts which describe the journey made by the Sisters.
Images of Satterlee Military Hospital, Philadelphia