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Battle of Gettysburg Key Moment Programs

7/1/24

Time: Various Times

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

Join National Park Service rangers for brief 30-minute programs that highlight the critical moments of the battle from the perspective of the soldiers and civilians who participated. Utilizing published and unpublished first-hand accounts, the humanity, chaos, and tragedy of battle will be explored. Minimal walking.

Station 1 – McPherson Barn
Scene of the opening of the battle on July 1 and of fierce fighting that afternoon.
Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Park on Stone & Meredith Avenue.

Station 2 – Oak Hill, Tour Stop 2
The most commanding position on the July 1 battlefield and the jumping off point for key confederate attacks.
Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Park at the Eternal Light Peace Memorial, Auto Tour Stop 2.

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