College mentioned in Montpelier Bridge article about Battle of Gettysburg

Gettysburg College was mentioned for its role in the Battle of Gettysburg in a June 29 Montpelier Bridge article.

From the Bridge:

Preservationists have done a remarkable job of restoring the battlefield to the state it was in when the battle took place in July 1863, but they have not always succeeded. Artillery positions near the railroad cut were lost when Gettysburg College expanded its athletic fields several years ago; the Lutheran Seminary in town recently cleared several trees purported to be witness trees from its property. Both of these actions were fought by preservationists, to little avail. The college’s and the seminary’s rights as property owners trumped other considerations.


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