The Gettysburg College is another remarkable building, that stands out for it’s historical appeal. There are many such buildings in Gettysburg, and well worth seeking them out.
The Railway Station, where President Lincoln arrived, on November 18, 1863. Prior to his Gettysburg Address. The Station looks today, as it did then.
Battlle re-enactments do take place from time to time. We were fortunate enough to visit at a time when the "actors" were assembling for such an event. The scene here is a union camp.
The famous stone wall of Cemetery Ridge.
The US General Hays put two brigades there. In 1938, the veterans of both armies shaked their hands above the wall.
As you can see : it's not a rampart.
Marker of the Lieutenant A. Cushing.
This young lieutenant was fired when he was shooting with his two last guns on the Pickett's troups, the 3rd July 1863.
The Major General George G. Meade monument.
He was the US troups commander and the winner of the battle.
His adversary, Robert Lee, left the battlefield saying : "It's my fault".
Anyone that is into haunted covered bridges, this is it. This crossing was the only way in and out for the confederates.
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