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Karl Stelly (#47103588)
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Hello, my name is Karl Stelly. I'm 62 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 wife about 10 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!

Feel free to use any of the headstone or grave photographs I have taken for your genealogy work, projects, etc. There is no need to ask permission first. I have no problem with people using my photos on other websites. Just give me credit for taking the photos, is all I ask.

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I have recently created Virtual Cemeteries for each individual State Plot in the Gettysburg National Cemetery. This enables people to have very handy listings of all the known burials within each State Plot at Gettysburg. I have also included a Virtual Cemetery for the United States Regulars buried in the National Cemetery (at least all the KNOWN ones). Enjoy!
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Katherine Rhyder
A picture
Thank you so much for doing this picture for me. He was my husband. I have seen everything else you have posted, and I am truly thankful, as I know he would of been. Bless you.

Kathey Rhyder
Added by Katherine Rhyder on Mar 29, 2017 2:49 PM
Dominique Potier
RE: George L Rafferty # 22889398
Thanks Karl for your picture ... and Yes Mr Acker was a 82nd Airborne, 505PIR. Thanks for your help ;-)))

Added by Dominique Potier on Mar 28, 2017 12:14 AM
Dominique Potier
George L Rafferty # 22889398
Thanks Karl for your picture . I'm pretty certain he was an 11th Airborne during the WW2 ... if one day you find his obit or more info could you contact me ?
Added by Dominique Potier on Mar 27, 2017 4:27 AM
Joanne Gross Vaughn
Karl, Big Thanks for the photos you took and posted today for the requests in Indiantown Gap
Thanks for being a fellow findagraver

Added by Joanne Gross Vaughn on Mar 26, 2017 6:35 PM
lacey girard
Paul Schott Weinhold
Thanks so much for the picture of this stone, I appreciate it.
Added by lacey girard on Mar 26, 2017 6:20 PM
John Sloan
Find A Grave Memorial# 156757636
Karl, Thank you for taking and posting the photo for Cpl Bruce B Dimmick. Another piece of the extended family is now in place. Thank You again.

Regards, John
Added by John Sloan on Mar 26, 2017 4:55 PM
William M McGinley
Thank you for the headstone photo and all the flower tributes.
Added by Connie on Mar 26, 2017 3:21 PM
Debbie Dahl Swanson
SSGT Homer Johnson Boyd
Thank you so much for the headstone photo for SSGT Homer Johnson Boyd.
Added by Debbie Dahl Swanson on Mar 26, 2017 2:14 PM
Chester Rodgers
Thank-you very much for finding and posting Chester Rodgers' and wife Christian military marker. I would never have a chance to do this myself, so it is appreciated a great deal.
Added by Librarian51 on Mar 26, 2017 12:06 PM
William R. Long
Karl Spoo
Hi Karl,

Many thanks for pic of gravestone on Karl Spoo.
I know the family will appreciate your efforts.

Bill Long
Added by William R. Long on Mar 26, 2017 11:53 AM
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