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Day 9

27 May

Brett Kelley had made his way into Maryland and spent his night in Sharpsburg. Brett had a pretty hard day of walking his feet were so swollen he had to cut his socks off with his knife. Luckily some ice packs helped reduce the swelling. Brett also practiced his sewing skills by sewing his buttons on his shirt. Brett visited Grover farm where Abraham Lincoln visited after the Battle of Antietam. Brett also visited Burnside’s Bridge where the Union solders gained the hill during battle. Brett will continue to march towards Harrisburg PA. Please continue to check back for updated posts, videos, and photos.


Day 8

26 May

Brett Kelley visited a lot of historical land marks on his journey today. He saw where John Brown was hung. John Brown was an abolitionist who believed in the abolishing of slavery. Brett also went to The Stribling House where Union General Phillip Sheridan used as headquarters during the war. Brett Kelley ended his day near the train station in Shepherdstown West Virgina. Brett will continue his march towards Harrisburg the rest of this week till May 31st. Please check out our updated photos and videos of Brett that helps log his journey as a confederate soldier during the civil war.

Day 3

19 May

Day 3 is over and Brett Kelley has made it from Fredericksburg, VA to  Viewtown, VA.  on his journey to Harrisburg, PA. Day 3’s weather was much more pleasant for marching. Brett marched on Brandy Station battlefield also known as Battle of Fleetwood Hill. This battle was one of the largest cavalry engagements on American Soil. After this battle Robert E. Lee led his troops towards Gettysburg PA. Pictures of Brett on the march and new videos of Brett talking about his march can be found on the right side of the webpage. Keep checking back for more updates on Brett’s march!

Brett Kelley marching toward Harrisburg PA.

Day 2

18 May

Brett's foot after Day 2!

Brett Kelley is continuing his adventure as a Confederate solider marching from Fredericksburg, VA to Harrisburg, PA. Unfortunately he has encountered a few storms and blisters along the way during this past day. Brett also visited the Graffiti House and Kelly’s Ford during day 2. At the right side of the webpage is updated photos from day 2 and a video of Brett at Salem Church. Please check back tomorrow for day 3!

Day 1

17 May

Brett setting up camp for the night.

Brett Kelley has successfully completed his first day of marching! His first day he marched through Fredericksburg,VA. He walked through the battle field of Chancellorsville during his journey. He sent up camp in Fredericksburg near the Rapidan River. Please check out the pictures, videos, and journal entries on the right side of the web page! Keep checking back for more updates!