Digital Exhibit: “Our Buildings and Very Earth Trembled”

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

Exhibit gallery for “Our Buildings and Very Earth Trembled”

Enke painting St. Joseph's Academy 1873

St. Joseph’s Academy, 1873. Oil on canvas by Ludwig Enke.

Image - St. Joseph's Academy

Images of St. Joseph’s Academy grounds and chapel

Sisters and generals

Left: Pictures of Sisters. Right: Pictures of generals who spent time in Emmitsburg prior to going to Gettysburg.

Sisters cash book

Sisters cash book, showing the period of late June and early July 1863.

Ledger from St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, NY

Patient ledger from St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, one of many hospitals where Daughters of Charity served during the Civil War.

Civil War weapons

Civil War weaponry – bayonets, an unexploded shell, round ball, and Minie ball (courtesy of Kirk Runkles)

Images and manuscripts describing the Sisetrs journey to Gettysburg

Scenes along the road to Gettysburg, 1863 and 2013. In the middle are original manuscripts which describe the journey made by the Sisters.

Satterlee Military Hospital

Images of Satterlee Military Hospital, Philadelphia

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