From Gettysburg to Gettysburg: Part Two: The (125th) Road to Gettysburg

Somehow between the formation of the 12th Georgia, Company G, in May and the June 24 through 26 125th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, then sponsored by the American Civil War Commemorative Committee, Inc., the members of the unit managed to obtain almost all of the proper equipment for the light infantry unit we portrayed.

Unit Sergeant Joe Majeski was adamant that we go into this as authentically as possible, which meant hand-rolled and properly tied musket cartridges, cartridges then packed in packets with simulated period ammunition labels, and period labels on any canned food being brought into the camp.

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