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Alonzo Cushing at Gettysburg

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Alonzo Cushing's Artifact on the Gettysburg Battlefield: War Department

In this War Department™ episode, Garry Adelman and Sam Smith of the Civil War Trust are joined by Wayne Motts of the National Civil War Museum, in Harrisburg, Pa., as they share the incredible story of Alonzo H. Cushing at the Battle of Gettysburg. Bearing with them Cushing's bloodstained leather belt, the trio revisits the spot where Cushing fell at the height of Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863.