Do you know the story of Colonel Edward Cross at Gettysburg? The monument to him and the 5th New Hampshire Volunteers is one of the really fascinating accounts to come out of the battle. An extraordinary leader!
Sallie was the brave and loyal brindle pitbull that stood by her fellow soldiers of the 11th Pennsylvania for almost three years in some of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War. Here is her story, commemorated on the 11th Pennsylvania Memorial at Oak Hill on the Gettysburg Battlefield. TAGS: battle, sallie, gettysburg, 11thPA, 11thpennsylvania, […]