Friday, July 3, 2009

Today

Today is Friday, July 3, the 184th day of 2009. There are 181 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On July 3, 1863, the three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops retreated.



Eternal Peace Light Memorial....May Peace rule always in our land and in our hearts

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4 Comments:

Blogger Linda said...

And what a price both sides paid at this horrific battle ...

July 3, 2009 at 4:21 PM  
Blogger Tipper said...

I like the words about peace-nice.

July 4, 2009 at 6:51 PM  
Blogger Betsy from Tennessee said...

Thanks be to God, Patty, for all of those men and women who fought for us and died so that we could have the freedoms we enjoy now. War is horrible---but sometimes, you just have to do what you have to do!!!!

Hope you had a wonderful 4th. We did!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

July 4, 2009 at 11:44 PM  
Blogger jaz said...

everyone that gets the chance should visit gettysburg and truly get to understand what went on at that battle. it teaches so much about the history of our country. i can't wait to go back!

July 5, 2009 at 7:10 AM  

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