In August 2002, the 69th Pa Irish Volunteers traveled to Virginia to follow in the
footsteps of the 69th PVI from May through August 1864. They visited the Winter
Headquarters of the 2nd Corps and traced the battle routes to The Wilderness;
Spotslvania, Court House; North Anna River and Cold Harbor. 69 people
participanted in the biggest trip yet in the Highways of History series. Next year
we will travel to the Petersburg battlefields and "The Roads to Appomattox"
|Touring the site of the Chancellorsville
|Trip participants advance across the
fields at Spotsylvania
|Honoring the dead at Cold Harbor
|The old town of Hanover Junction.
|Lining up at the Landrum House site
before the "Mule Shoe" attack
|At North Anna River River battlefield
|The trenches at Cold Harbor
|Don Ernsberger talks about the lives of the
men buried at Cold Harbor.