Wade House  
Greenbush, Wisconsin

The First Day at Gettysburg

As we marched to battle the thoughts of the year 
passed raced in my mind, the many days of drill 
and the Return of the Second to Madison, the 
many events from coast to coast, the dust and 
rocks, the many friends with which we all have 
shared the hard trail and in the end the memory 
of the Regiment of today and the past ...