Henry Thomas Harrison -The Spy that Changed the Course of Gettysburg A a spy for Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet during Civil War. Henry Thomas Harrison, a Confederate spy, supplied Generals Longstreet and Lee with details about the advancing Union army. Based solely on that information, Lee ordered his dispersed army to move immediately towards a small crossroads town in south-central Pennsylvania. Thus was the beginning of the historic three-day battle known as Gettysburg.
Simon Burger (1846-1864), private, 187th Pennsylvania Infantry, also Company I, 35th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, mustered out, re-enlisted Company B, 187th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, died of wounds received June 18, 1864 at Petersburg, VA
Private William Sergeant of Co. E, 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform, after the amputation of both arms, wounded at the battle of Seven Pines, Virginia. The Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) 5-31-1862. Confederate Gen. Joe Johnston was badly wounded, and Robert E. Lee assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia as a result. Estimated casualties 5,739 Union and 7,997 Confederate
Pennsylvania contributed more than 350,000 soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War, second only to New York State, including these men from the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Parrott 3" Civil War Artillery Shell from the Gettysburg Battlefield, a 3" in diameter x 8.5" long, with a heavy coppery brass skirt affixed to the base, with side deeply engraved title "Gettysburg/1863" with floral scroll on right. This shell was fired and failed to explode; fuse and contents removed. Provenance: Ex. Zeigler Collection via Dale Anderson Condition: Light surface rust, likely picked up within a few years of battle, VG.