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George Washington Sandoe's grave. First casualty of Gettysburg. Civil War Union Soldier. He served as a Private in Company B, 21st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. On June 26th, 1863, he along with Nathanial Lightner were on patrol on Baltimore Pike just south of the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They came upon members Colonel E.V. White's 35th Virginia Cavalry and in a brief skirmish, George Washington Sandoe died.

Gettysburg National Cemetery

Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA. Numerous ghosts here just like at the battlefield.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

James Deshler - United States Army officer and a graduate of West Point. He was a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War and died on the field of battle.

These 5 Virginia hike and wine day trips close to Washington DC combine two favorite things—a chance to enjoy nature, and a delicious glass of local wine.