Civil War Era Studies
South of Gettysburg as midnight chimed on June 30th and the calendar flipped over to July, a quiet peach orchard sat at the corner of a narrow lane and the road to Emmitsburg. It was just a peach orchard. [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M. "Just Fields: 30 June 1863." Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public (June 30, 2013).