A sobering place. A pivotal place in American History.
But if you cannot, perhaps the photos will make it more real to you.
The Battle of Gettysburg
The Great Divide, Gettysburg, VA
Heavy Artillery, Gettysburg, VA
General Warren, Little Round Top, Gettysburg, VA
Brig. Gen. John Buford’s lookout, Day 1, Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg
General Buford Monument, Gettysburg, VA
Civil War Cannons, Gettysburg, VA
Cannon Hole, Gettysburg, VA
Civil War Hospital, Gettysburg, VA
Pennsylvania Infantry, Gettysburg, PA
Pickett’s Charge, Day 3, Gettysburg, PA
Soldier’s National Cemetery, Gettysburg, VA
Fallen Soldiers, Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg Confederate Casualties
Gettysburg Union Casualties
Gettysburg Cyclorama, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum
Cemetery Ridge, site of Gettysburg Address
Liberty Must Rule, Frederick Douglass, 1860
O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation.
Blest with vict’ry and peace, may the Heav’n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: ‘In God is our trust.’
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
The Star-Spangled Banner