J.HOWARD WERT’S GETTYSBURG: A COLLECTION OF RELICS FROM THE CIVIL WAR BATTLE

MOWDAY (B.)

F024

£30.50

144pp., fully illus.with colour photos. 2017. J. The armies of the North and South converged near Wert’s family’s homestead just three miles outside Gettysburg in the summer of 1863. He collected and labeled artifacts from the battle, including a still-hot Confederate shell that almost hit him near Little Round Top. After the war, Wert resumed gathering relics of the three-day battle, many given to him by veterans of both sides.