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Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center

Living Histories: Squabbler’s Mess (non-firing), 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry, & 2nd Battalion Army of Northern Virginia


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Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg, PA

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. On select days, Civil War living historians encamp on the Gettysburg battlefield. Explore their camps, interact with these knowledgeable historians, and witness as they demonstrate the tools, tactics, and firepower of the two armies that waged war across these now hallowed fields.

For more information on the Living History program schedule, check the dates below or please visit: Gettysburg Living History Schedule (U.S. National Park Service) (

September 14-15 
Squabbler’s Mess (non-firing) 
Encampment and programs at Auto Tour Stop 13, Spangler’s Spring
Programs on-going Sat. 9:00 to 5:00 Sun: 9:00 to 3:00.

53rd Pennsylvania Infantry  
Encampment, programs, and firing demonstrations at Pennsylvania Memorial
Sat: 10:00, 12:00, 2:00
Sun: 10:00 & 12:00

2nd Battalion, Army of Northern Virginia 
Encampment, programs, and firing demonstrations at Pitzer Woods, West Confederate Avenue
Sat: 11:00, 1:00, 3:00
Sun: 11:00 & 1:00


Upcoming Event Dates

Sep 14

Sep 15

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