Class Year

2016

Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

8-30-2016

Department

Civil War Institute

Abstract

My heart was pounding, my breath was shallow, and I wanted nothing more than to begin so that it would all be over sooner.

No, I was not preparing to jump from a plane. Nothing so dramatic. I was preparing myself to give a tour of Henry Hill detailing the position’s salient importance in the First Battle of Manassas.

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This blog post originally appeared in The Gettysburg Compiler and was created by students at Gettysburg College.

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