Category: General Information

Site update

After a long search it looks like a solution has been found for the photo sections of the website. Thus far updates have been done to a few of the soldier photograph pages and (for now) things are looking good.…

Elias Howe, Jr. and the 17th

A few months ago I received an email from Rob André Stevens with some material for the site related to Elias Howe, Jr. An excerpt of the email follows: “I also find it odd that your site doesn’t even show…

A different look

Not sure if I like this new look, but it is “mobile optimized” so that Google will find out for all of you who may come to this site on your smartphone or tablet. Let me know what you think…

Email address has changed

Thanks to AT&T, the email address for the site has needed to change. The good news is that the new address is easier to type. The bad news is that because I cannot access the old email at all means…

Status update and new content

It’s been a long summer with a lot of different things happening – all of which show by the lack of content posted since June. Hopefully the fall season will allow for more frequent updates and additional content. By the…

New additions

Added a nice article from the July 8, 1884 Gettysburg Star and Sentinel regarding the dedication of the 17th CVI monument on Barlow’s Knoll. It is a nice compliment to the official publication put out by the veterans.

Memorial Day 2014

  “With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to…

Some more additions to the site

Thanks to Paul Keroack and the Norwalk History Room at the Norwalk Public Library, 17thcvi.org is able to add a variety of letters written home by Floyd T. Ruscoe of Company H for our readers. Ruscoe, originally from Lewisboro, NY,…