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Gettysburg National Military Park Honors James Tate

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Date: May 18, 2012
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121

Bob Kirby and Jim Tate
Superintendent Bob Kirby with Jim Tate
(Gettysburg NMP)

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide James Tate was presented with the Superintendent's Award for Excellence in April for "Lifelong Excellence" as a Licensed Battlefield Guide. Tate has served for 60 years as a licensed guide on the Gettysburg battlefield. Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Bob Kirby presented the award.

Did You Know?

General George G. Meade

Major General George Gordon Meade was appointed to command the Union "Army of the Potomac" just three days before the battle of Gettysburg. He was honored in 1896 with an equestrian statue at Gettysburg National Military Park.