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Gettysburg Guided Bus Tour
"Central Gettysburg is just a convenient 1.5-hour drive from Washington DC. Make your way independently from DC to the Gettysburg Battlefield for your guided bus tour of the historical site. Settle in aboard your coach and let your expert guide take you b 1863. Over the course of three bloody days thousands of Union and Confederate solders lost their lives during the Battle of Gettysburg a defining event of the American Civil War. Learn how the opposing troops headed toward each other along the same road and see battle landmarks including East Cemetery Hill McPherson Ridge and the Railroad Cut as well as the Eternal Light Peace Memorial — dedicated on the battle's 75th anniversary. Hear how Confederate troops attacked Culp's Hill and Little Round Top but were held off by Union soldiers. See Devil's Den
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Tour of the Gettysburg Heritage Center
"Utilizing artifacts historical documents interactive displays and 3-D productions visitors will gain a better understanding of the events that took place in the town before during and after the battle. Find out how the people reacted to the invasion of the town – freeze flee or fight? Hear accounts of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in a time when their home was in turmoil. Located in the lobby of the Heritage Center is one of Gettysburg’s finest gift shops
From $9.00
 
VIP Private Wine Tour with Lunch in Hershey from Lancaster
"Your personal chauffeur will arrive at 11:00 am at a pick up you choose in Lancaster PA with your souvenir glasses souvenir wine bags a bottle of wine souvenir corkscrew and Panera Signature bagged lunches.The wineries and tasting rooms we visit will vary based on the day of week and time of year. We guarantee visiting at least 3 locations but if time allows 4 locations will be visited.All of the locations you will visit are within a 30-minute drive of each other and you will spend between 45 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes at each location. Your chauffeur will walk into each location with you and intro
From $117.00

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Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery

This was the last stop for us on the auto trail that went to sites of the Gettysburg Battlefield, and it was fitting to be the last. It is the first of its kind, a resting place for fallen soldiers -...
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Little Round Top

One of the popular stops on the auto trail, so expect crowds. However, this is a must stop and see. Some argue that the three-day battle swung to the Union in the fight for a rocky hill, Little Round...
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Pennsylvania Memorial

One of the popular stops on the auto trail, the memorial honoring the Pennsylvanians who died at Gettysburg is appropriately large. The battle, after all, was fought in their state. It is reminiscent...
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Seminary Ridge

Day three, 03 July 1863, late in the afternoon after a two-hour cannon barrage, 12,000 Confederates crossed a field in order to dislodge 7,000 Union soldiers from Seminary Ridge. The Rebels were...
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Warfield Ridge

In the afternoon of the second day, Longstreet placed his Confederate troops along Warfield Ridge, placing the left flank of his line in these woods. His assault against the Union forces occupying...
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McPherson Ridge

The battle of Gettysburg began about eight the morning of 01 July 1863. Union cavalry came across Confederate infantry and heavy fighting began here at McPherson Ridge. Confederate forces were in the...
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Oak Ridge

On the first day, Union soldiers held here stubbornly against the Rebel advance. By 3:30 pm, however, the entire Union line from here to McPherson Ridge crumbled and fell back to Cemetery Hill. When...
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Cyclorama

A visit to Gettysburg should begin with a wow moment, the Cyclorama. Depiction of major events on circular walls has been popular for centuries. Made obsolete by modern media, it exists today as an...
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DAY THREE: PHILADELPHIA BRIGADE

I must admit to not knowing the finer unit details of the Civil War before heading off to the different battlefields. One of the units that I wanted to pay attention to was the 71st Pennsylvania as...
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DAY TWO: HIGHWATER MARK OF THE REBELLION

While the Highwater Mark commemorates the failure of Pickett’s Charge on July 3, the actual point when the Confederates might actually succeed in pushing the Federals off of Cemetery Hill came on July...
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DAY TWO: CARR’S (HOOKER’S) BRIGADE

This brigade, organized in late 1861, was first commanded by one Joseph Hooker. Old Joe was a fast riser and was headed for higher places, though, rising to division command a short time later and...
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Culp's Hill Monuments #2

The First Monument:The monument to the Twentieth Connecticut Volunteers is southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue. It was erected in 1885 by the State of Connecticut.The regiment was commanded by...
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Spangler's Spring Monuments #2

Spangler’s Spring – About 7 pm, Confederate attacked the right flank of the Union army and occupied the lower slopes of Culp’s Hill. The next morning the Confederates were driven off after seven hours...
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Spangler's Spring Monuments #1

The begining of your auto tour can start anywhere you like, but we started here since its across the highway from the Vistor Center off of PA-97 on Colgrove Avenue.Spangler’s Spring – About 7 pm,...
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