July 23, 2019 Evening Walk “The Fighting Bluebirds of Alexander Hays Division by Ziegler’s Grove” LBG Jerry Hahn
The Ziegler’s Grove area was the scene of intense fighting on July 3rd 1863 primarily by BG Alexander Hays Third Division of the Union Second Corps infantry with pieced together artillery support. Almost 20% of the Medal of Honor recipients for Gettysburg came from the units here. It became one of the most visited, yet unrecognized and modified area of the battlefield. The details walk will be on even terrain and less than a mile. Meeting place: Meade equestrian monument.