150 year anniversary of The Battle Of Gettysburg

Thousands of Americans and visitors from all over the world flocked to Gettysburg this week to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of one of the deciding battles of the American Civil War. The re-enactment of Pickett’s Charge, one of the key moments of the conflict, and one where the 1st Minnesota played a decisive role, was one of the high points of the 3 day event.

As each year, the anniversary is being been widely reported in the press. here are some of the highlights:

Gettysburg relives deadly drama on 150th anniversary (USA Today)

Battle of Gettysburg Day 3: A “do-or-die moment” (CBS News)

Battle of Gettysburg, Take 2: 10,000-plus history buffs expected at 2nd re-enactment in Pa. (Washington Post)

The Battle of Gettysburg: A Time When American Civilians Saw War Firsthand (The Atlantic)

Leaders Draw Different Messages From Battle Of Gettysburg (NPR News)

Gettysburg: The Great Battle That the Movies Ignored (Time)

 

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