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Karl Stelly (#47103588)
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PLEASE NOTE: To anyone who had EDITS suggested for me in the last few months, please re-submit them. I accidentally deleted them. So, please re-submit, and I will put them into effect. Thanks!

Hello, my name is Karl Stelly. I'm 60 years old, and I'm originally from Lafayette, Louisiana. I've lived in Baytown, Texas, Tulare, California, Great Falls, Montana, Killeen, Texas, Manassas, Virginia, and Louisville, Kentucky. I moved to Gettysburg with my fiance about 8 years ago. I enjoy roaming the battlefield and photography, and studying the history of Gettysburg and the Civil War. I have quite a few photographs of Gettysburg and other Civil War battlefields and other historic sites posted on Google Earth. I use the name "Seven Stars" on Panoramio and Google Earth. If you see photos there by "Seven Stars," that's me!
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Jeff Schneider
RE: PFC Richard M. Barnitz (#57774854)
Oops, make that "his brother Wirt W Barnitz"
Added by Jeff Schneider on Feb 11, 2015 4:12 PM
Jeff Schneider
RE: PFC Richard M. Barnitz (#57774854)
He may very well have been living there at the time of his enlistment. From what I've been able to piece together he did travel a lot with this brother J Percy, who was a war correspondent and writer who did spend some time in NY.

I've linked his spouse, and sent edits for his parents. Thanks!
Added by Jeff Schneider on Feb 11, 2015 4:11 PM
Jeff Schneider
PFC Richard M. Barnitz (#57774854)
I'm wondering if you have any documentation that PFC Barnitz is from New York. I'm fairly certain he was actually from Pennsylvania, I've found mentions of him in old newspapers and historical documents, and an excerpt from the Swope family history identifies him down to the exact birth date.

I'm pretty sure that I've identified his parents and siblings here in PA but will await your response before sending the edits.
Added by Jeff Schneider on Feb 11, 2015 2:15 PM
Jim McMahon
RE: Sgt. James P. Coats (#47197131)
Thanks for making room. I just put up a picture on Sgt. Coats' memorial. It's a picture of Sgt. Coats' name as it appears on the New Jersey's Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.
Added by Jim McMahon on Feb 02, 2015 10:25 PM
Peter Beaver Photo
Karl, thank you very much for taking and putting up the photograph for Peter Beaver. Paul Turner
Added by pjt on Feb 02, 2015 8:30 PM
Jim McMahon
Sgt. James P. Coats (#47197131)
The monument that you created for Sgt. Coats is beautiful. I was wondering if you could delete one of the 3 pictures of his grave marker. They all seem to be the same picture. I would like to add a picture to his memorial. Thank you.
Added by Jim McMahon on Feb 02, 2015 2:52 PM
Norie L.
RE: Pvt. Obie Bryant at Gettysburg Nat'l Cem
Thank you, Karl!
Added by Norie L. on Jan 28, 2015 11:59 AM
Lou (Davis) Dedinsky
RE: L. John Greridon in Gettysburg Nat'l Cemetery
Karl, thank you for your information. I have deleted the memorial I created.

Added by Lou (Davis) Dedinsky on Jan 27, 2015 8:02 AM
Ted Myers
James Gallagher
Karl, Thank you, I think I have it fixed. Ted
Added by Ted Myers on Jan 23, 2015 9:38 AM
Marianne Bradley
Pvt. Chester Smith- Gettysburg PA
Greetings Karl,
Many thanks for your posting on my great uncle, Chester Smith, my paternal great grandmother's brother. I appreciate your studying and posting these notes. He has another marker (cenotaph) on the duplicate posting in Collins, NY at the NOrth Collins Quaker Meeting House Cemetery with his family. Again, it is appreciated.
Marianne Bradley - Find A Grave #46933504.
Added by Marianne Bradley on Dec 24, 2014 6:41 PM
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