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Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary Walks


Time: Various Times


Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA

Anniversary Battle Walks

These special two-hour programs involve significant walking, occasionally over rough terrain. Water, headgear, sun protection, insect repellent and sturdy walking shoes are highly recommended. All four tires must remain on pavement when parking alongside avenues.

9:00 A.M. – “The Onslaught Was Terrible. . .And Our Losses Heavy”: Tilton, Sweitzer, and the Fight for Stony Hill and the Wheatfield
Program begins and ends at the Wheatfield, Auto Tour Stop 9.
Park on Brooke Avenue and DeTrobriand Avenue.

9:00 A.M. – Reliving the Confusion and Uncertainty of July 2, 1863, Union and Confederate
Meet at the Warfield Tower, West Confederate Avenue.
Park on West Confederate Avenue. Program ends at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, South Confederate Avenue.

3:00 P.M. – The Crisis of the Engagement: McGilvery’s Artillery on July 2nd
Meet at the intersection of United States and Sedgwick Avenue.
Park at the Pennsylvania Memorial, Tour Stop 12.

3:00 P.M. – “The Federal Army was cut in twain…” – The 21st Mississippi and Barksdale’s Charge
Meet at the Mississippi Monument, Tour Stop 6.
Park on West Confederate Avenue. Program ends at the Trostle Farm, United States Ave.

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