How the government is ruining America's most famous battlefield.
Last winter, I was walking with my wife along Seminary Ridge on theGettysburg battlefield when an odd detail drew into sight: piles offelled trees, stacked alongside a road. The cuts smelled as freshas the trees looked strong. What happened to them, we wondered? Igrew up in Gettysburg, and my mother still lives in the shadow ofLutheran Theological Seminary, low in the lap of the ridge itnames. Seminary Ridge is one of a string of ridges surrounding thetown; General Robert E.