In November of amidst rumors of an invading army sent to rescue John Brown from execution, Virginia Governor Henry Wise called for a militia deployment to Charlestown. John Wilkes Booth accompanied that Militia as member of the Richmond Grays.
The equestrian statue of General James Longstreet is southwest of Gettysburg along West Confederate Avenue in Pitzer's Woods. Unusual that unlike most equestrian statues, it is not mounted on a pedestal.
After 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, a grisly but noble enterprise to honor the fallen
Another pic of James Longstreet's grave. The Confederate general;s remains are buried in Alta Vista Cemetery. He outlived most of his detractors, and was one of only a few general officers from the Civil War to live into the century.