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Celebrating General George Meade's Birthday in 2020

Celebrating General George Meade's Birthday in 2020

Photo Gallery by Monica Herndon, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, dedicated supporters of General George Gordon Meade safely gathered to celebrate his birthday on December 31st, 2020 at his gravesite. This continues a years-long tradition of closing out the year by celebrating General Meade’s Birthday.

General Meade lived from December 31, 1815 until November 6, 1872. The US Army officer was most known for his critical role in defeating the Confederate Army at the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.

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