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Expanding on historical signage at Castle Argghhh!

 ...regardless of how anachronistic it gets.

Departing the American sector...



...and stumble into a little homage to American Military history... which is also, in fact, a range.



The sign was surplused out of Fort Leonard Wood. Don't ask me why they scrapped 'em out, and didn't just strip 'em and re-use the aluminum. I don't mind, they just feed my quirks.

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I'm guessing a rebel sympathizer wrote up the sign, given that the Union force is all wrapped into the "US III Corps" while specific Rebel regiments are called out by name, vice "the CS 1st Corps" or "Longstreet's Corps" or even "Hood's Division"...
 
They need to start posting the "Leaving the American Sector" signs at the PRK state line...
 

REMEMBER THE ALAMO!!!  1st Texas Infantry, now the 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry, 36th ID, Texas Army National Guard.

My regiment of affiliation, I was the the only DIVARTY puke affliiated with an infantry regiment!!

 
 I'm guessing they didn't know the Corps or Division of the CSA regiments. Entirely possible they CSA force was a thrown together ad hoc force. Just a guess mind you.
 
QM - I doubt it. I may not be correct in my musing, but I doubt confusion as to who was where doing what at Gettysburg is a source.   It's not like it isn't the second-most-written-about-battle in US history (the first being Little Big Horn, IIRC).
 
Sometimes even Wikipedia is pretty accurate:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettysburg_Confederate_order_of_battle
1st Corps, Hood's Division. Of course, we all already KNEW that, right?   :-)

Looks like whoever did the sign was REALLY biased towards the Secesh. And oddly, only towards some of them. They forgot the 2nd and 15th Georgia.

 
I was guessing because I didn't know the order of battle at Gettysburg except in gross terms. I haven't paid much attention to the military aspects of the war of northern aggression. The politics are far more important to me. We are still seeing the political fallout from that war.