Highways of History  Trip II
The 69th visits Fort Monroe
Battlefield at Savage Station
The second 69th Pa "Highways of
History" tour traced the irish
regiment's actions during the
Penisula Campaign of 1862 and
the Battle of Antietam.
Participants visited sites such as
Fort Monroe, Grapevine Bridge,
Fair Oaks, Savage Station,
Glendale, and Malvern Hill. On
Saturday evening they dined and
sang at a local Richmond Irish
PUB "Poe's Tavern". The next day
they followed the path of the 69th
Pa to Chantilly and to
Sharpsburg, Md.
"The First Bayonet Charge"
The site of the Grapevine Bridge
Marker showing the 69th's Crossing
The Siege at Yorktown