Gettysburg Battlefield

The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory in the summer of 1863 that ended General Robert E. Lee’s second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Confederacy”, it was the war’s bloodiest battle with 51,000 casualties. It also provided President Abraham Lincoln with the setting for his most famous address.

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Eternal Light Peace Memorial. Made of granite from Maine and limestone from Alabama, representing both the North and the South in the Civil War. Dedicated in 1938 on the 75th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.

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Memorial to the Virginia Regiment under the command of General Robert E. Lee.

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Look out over the sight of the infamous “Pickett’s Charge”.

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Little Round Top

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Sight of President Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address”

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Devil’s Den

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Look out from Little Round Top

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Memorial to the regiment from North Carolina.

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Many of the cannon barrels are original to the battle of Gettysburg. Yet, all of the carriages have been recreated.

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