The Cemetery Keepers of Gettysburg ePUB ☆ The

The Cemetery Keepers of Gettysburg ePUB ☆ The Cemetery ePUB É Keepers of PDF ´ It was a hot and buggy afternoon in the summer of , when Peter Thorn, the cemetery tender of Gettysburg, left his pregnant wife and three small sons to join the Union army In his absence, his family would bear witness to the most ferocious and bloody battle of the Civil WarOn July , , a shell explod.



It was a hot and buggy afternoon in the summer of , when Peter Thorn, the cemetery tender of Gettysburg, left his pregnant wife and three small sons to join the Union army In his absence, his family would bear witness to the most ferocious and bloody battle of the Civil WarOn July a shell exploded in the Thorn s kitchen when the brutal Battle of Gettysburg began The cannons sounded on Cemetery Hill, as than , soldiers were killed, wounded, or captured during the three day battle For days after the battle, seven year old Fred, his pregnant mother, Elizabeth, and his grandfather worked to honor the dead by digging graves and burying Union and Confederate soldiersNeither the Thorn family nor the rest of America would be the same again after witnessing the terrible toll the battle took Though the Gettysburg Address paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives, this is a tribute to the family that so dutifully tended to the soldiers after they had fallen