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Battle Of Gettysburg

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Effort Underway To Buy And Preserve Gen. Lee’s Headquarters In Gettysburg

The Civil War Trust said Tuesday it’s already raised much of the money needed to buy and improve the four-acre location west of town.

07/01/2014

(credit: Karen Bleier/Getty Images)

Portraits Of The Civil War

Making history come alive is important, and in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg battle, there were many re-enactments this year. Books and movies are also fun.

07/15/2013

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2nd Re-Enactment Of Battle Of Gettysburg Begins

The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.

07/04/2013

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Who ‘Dies’ Is Tough Decision At Gettysburg

You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”

07/04/2013

File Photo (Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Gettysburg Marks 150 Years Since Epic Battle Between North And South

A century and a half ago today, the battle of Gettysburg got under way about 100 miles west of Philadelphia.

07/01/2013

(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Gettysburg Readies For 150th Anniversary Of Battle

The commemoration of this year’s milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.

05/26/2013

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Gettysburg

Gettysburg is a weekend destination that’s less than a three hour drive from most of the Delaware Valley. It’s also the ideal spot to explore the history, colorful town, challenging golf and memorable meals of the area.

10/26/2012

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148th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Gettysburg Marked At Battlefield

This is Gettysburg Weekend, which marks the 148th anniversary of the epic Civil War battle often called the high water mark of the Confederacy. Even today, there are things to learn about it.

07/03/2011

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