- Gettysburg At 150
For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby
GETTYSBURG — The commander of the Confederate army marched to the front of the makeshift classroom in jeans and a dress blue shirt to deliver battle plans to his top lieutenants, complete with a PowerPoint presentation and laser pointer.
Real lives, real suffering
For veteran Civil War re-enactor John Deppen, this week — marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg — is of particular significance.
Horses also train for battle scenes
Despite relentless blasts from cannons and muskets, Ringo didn’t flinch when pompoms were inserted into his ears.
As ‘war’ rages, Gettysburg vendors hope to cash in
As re-enacted war raged several miles away, tourists strolled a commercial strip of Gettysburg to survey T-shirts, hats and other trinkets to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s pivotal battle.
Changes old and new as Gettysburg opens arms to visitors
The commemoration of this year’s milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.
Re-enactment opens Gettysburg anniversary events
GETTYSBURG — The Union and Confederacy are meeting again at Gettysburg as re-enactors fired the opening volley from their muskets to begin the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the pivotal Civil War battle.
- For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby