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GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Keystone Tombstones: The Battle of Gettysburg by Joe Farrell, Joe Farley and Lawrence Knorr.This special volume highlights those individuals buried in Pennsylvania who contributed to the battle.

About the Book:
Biographies of famous people buried in Pennsylvabia who participated in the Battle of Gettysburg are the focus of this localized edition of Keystone Tombstones. Farrell and Farley have combed Pennsylvania to bring you the most entertaining tales about interesting people buried in Pennsylvania. Included in this volume:

• John Burns
• Gettysburg National Cemetery
• Amos Humiston
• Ginnie Wade
• Andrew Gregg Curtin
• James Buchanan
• Simon Cameron
• John White Geary
• John Fulton Reynolds
• Thaddeus Stevens
• George Meade
• Samuel W Crawford
• Oliver B Knowles
• Herman Haupt
• Samuel K Zook
• Dennis O’Kane
• Winfield Scott Hancock
• Strong Vincent
• Alfred L Pearson

Keystone Tombstones: The Battle of Gettysburg
Authored by Joe Farrell, Authored by Joe Farley, Authored by Lawrence Knorr
List Price: $14.95
6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
Black & White on Cream paper
122 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620068328
ISBN-10: 162006832X
BISAC: History / United States / Civil War


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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Sheldon Munn’s history Freemasons at Gettysburg

fmag_fcAbout the Book:
Although it has been traced to the 10th Century, BC, history indicates that the fraternity of Freemasons was introduced into England in 926 AD. As an association that continues to thrive today, the brotherhood was confronted with a difficult conflict when the Civil War broke out in 1861. Freemasons, both northern and southern, were forced to choose a side and go against the very foundation of the society of Freemasonry.

Written as a tribute to the Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial, “Freemasons at Gettysburg” documents the presence of over 50 Masons at the Battle of Gettysburg. Despite all of their differences, Masons continued to practice their principles of brotherly love and good will on the battlefield, thus proving that the men who joined under the order would not, under any circumstances, sever their bonds of Masonic unity.

About the Author:
Sheldon Munn is the owner of a retail jewelry shop in Lemoyne, Pennsylvania. He was born on July 14th, 1939, at Plymouth, New Hampshire, to LaVerne Howard Munn and Dorothy Baird Munn.

He attended Selinsgrove High School and Susquehanna University. His career has led him through nearly twenty-five years in the food service industry. Most recently, he was the co-founder and owner of a chain of family style restaurants in the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania area. Following his career in food service, he opened a jewelry store in Lemoyne.

sheldon_munn_gesturing 2 (1)Sheldon is a member of the West Shore Rotary Club and served as its president in 1988-89. He is the past Chairman of the Christian Business Men’s Committee (CBMC-USA), where he served more than six years.

His interest in history started at an early age. He recalls his family taking him on a tour of the battlefield at Gettysburg when he was eight years old. Later, he studied the Civil War and has been a life-long student of it. He became a National Park Service volunteer and a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg.

He is a twenty-five year member of the Lafayette Masonic Lodge in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, the Harrisburg Consistory and Zembo Shrine.

Sheldon is also a member of the Harrisburg Civil War Roundtable and has spoken at many high schools, service clubs, and Masonic Lodges.

He and his wife, Carolee, are the parents of four daughters and a son.

Freemasons at Gettysburg

Authored by Sheldon A. Munn

List Price: $14.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
142 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620064023
ISBN-10: 1620064022
BISAC: History / United States / Civil War Period

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John Fulton ReynoldsSunbury Press has released a new edition of the book “General John Fulton Reynolds: His Biography, Words and Relations” by Lawrence Knorr, Michael A Riley and Diane E Watson.

General John Fulton Reynolds, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was the consummate tragic figure of war – the dashing young general on his horse, leading his men into the fray – men with whom he shared a mutual respect only felt when engaging in a higher purpose. His final act on the Gettysburg stage was to choose the right ground to defend and to place his men into position – decisions that ultimately led to the union victory and his own fate.

To do such a great man justice, editor Lawrence Knorr has combined three great works by other authors:

“For God Sakes Forward!” – Michael A Riley’s biography.

“Reynolds – The Last Six Miles” – Diane E Watson’s accounting of the final movements and moments in the general’s life.

“Reynolds – His Own Words Before Gettysburg” – Diane E Watson’s collection of letters and quotes from and about John Reynolds.

In addition, Lawrence has added his own “Relations of John Fulton Reynolds” – over 200 pages of Reynolds, Lefevre, Ferree, Landis & Moore family history.

In total, the life of John Reynolds is shown from numerous perspectives and dimensions, from his own accomplishments to lists of his extended family and extensive relations.

This book is 312 pages, indexed, with numerous vintage photographs.

General John Fulton Reynolds: His Biography, Words and Relations
Authored by Lawrence Knorr, Michael A Riley, Diane E Watson
List Price: $19.95
8″ x 10″ (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Black & White on White paper
312 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620061817
ISBN-10: 1620061813
BISAC: Biography & Autobiography / Military


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