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Published: 6/30/2013


Festivities commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

Festivities commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Bushey Farm in Gettysburg, Pa. Union forces turned away a Confederate advance in the pivotal battle of the Civil War fought July 1-3, 1863, which was also the warís bloodiest conflict with more than 51,000 casualties. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Reenactors take part in a demonstration of a battle during ongoing activities. Enlarge Reenactors take part in a demonstration of a battle during ongoing activities.
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Reenactors watch a demonstration of a battle. Enlarge Reenactors watch a demonstration of a battle.
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Tripp McMillan of the Overland Park, Kan., portraying a Confederate soldier in the 9th Texas Infantry, eyes the field Pickett's Charge. Enlarge Tripp McMillan of the Overland Park, Kan., portraying a Confederate soldier in the 9th Texas Infantry, eyes the field Pickett's ...
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Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Murray's Brigade drill. Enlarge Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Murray's Brigade drill.
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Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate reenactors H.C. Scott, left, an assistant surgeon and Elvin Schlegel, right, an assistant surgeon, work at the Daniel Lady farm treating wounded soldiers at their field hospital. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate reenactors H.C. Scott, left, an assistant surgeon and Elvin Schlegel, right, an assistant ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors  Gene Pennell, left mounted, protraying Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, arrives at the Danile Lady Far to review wounded troops. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors Gene Pennell, left mounted, protraying Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, arrives at the Danile Lady ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance Federal reenactor Bob Vance, left, who was depicting Union Col. William Gamble along with his Bugler Phil Gay, right direct Federal troops at McPherson Ridge. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance Federal reenactor Bob Vance, left, who was depicting Union Col. William Gamble along with his ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate reenactors move across open fileds towards McPherson Ridge. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate reenactors move across open fileds towards McPherson Ridge.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate infantry reenactor fires a pistol. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate infantry reenactor fires a pistol.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors.
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Confederate reenactors take part in a demonstration. Enlarge Confederate reenactors take part in a demonstration.
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Union reenactors take after a demonstration. Enlarge Union reenactors take after a demonstration.
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Confederate reenactors march during the demonstration. Enlarge Confederate reenactors march during the demonstration.
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Spectators watch reenactors take part in a demonstration. Enlarge Spectators watch reenactors take part in a demonstration.
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Reenactors fire simulated artillery during a demonstration. Enlarge Reenactors fire simulated artillery during a demonstration.
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Reenactors watch a demonstration. Enlarge Reenactors watch a demonstration.
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Women in Civil War era ball gowns help each other undress. Enlarge Women in Civil War era ball gowns help each other undress.
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Women take off Civil War era ball gowns revealing period undergarments. Enlarge Women take off Civil War era ball gowns revealing period undergarments.
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Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle.
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Women in Civil War era ball gowns help each other undress. Enlarge Women in Civil War era ball gowns help each other undress.
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Spectators at a reenactment shop in a tent city. Enlarge Spectators at a reenactment shop in a tent city.
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Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle.
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Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle.
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Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a cavalry battle.
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George Proulx of Cumberland, R.I., plays revelry. Enlarge George Proulx of Cumberland, R.I., plays revelry.
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Michael Sipes, portraying Lieutenant General Jubal Early. Enlarge Michael Sipes, portraying Lieutenant General Jubal Early.
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A Floridian portraying a wounded soldier from the 1st N.C. Infantry takes part of demonstration. Enlarge A Floridian portraying a wounded soldier from the 1st N.C. Infantry takes part of demonstration.
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Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration. Enlarge Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration.
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Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration. Enlarge Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration.
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Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration. Enlarge Floridians portray wounded soldiers from the 1st N.C. Infantry as part of demonstration.
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Spectators view a portrait of a Confederate field hospital. Enlarge Spectators view a portrait of a Confederate field hospital.
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Spectators go to a reenactment shop in a tent city. Enlarge Spectators go to a reenactment shop in a tent city.
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Spectators view a demonstration of a Confederate field hospital by Floridians portraying the 1st N.C. Infantry. Enlarge Spectators view a demonstration of a Confederate field hospital by Floridians portraying the 1st N.C. Infantry.
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Gary Wear of Apple Valley Calif., with Moody's Battery Confederate artery prepares for a demonstration. Enlarge Gary Wear of Apple Valley Calif., with Moody's Battery Confederate artery prepares for a demonstration.
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Confederate reenactors prepare for a demonstration. Enlarge Confederate reenactors prepare for a demonstration.
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Union reenactors prepare for a demonstration. Enlarge Union reenactors prepare for a demonstration.
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A mounted Confederate reenactor takes part in a demonstration. Enlarge A mounted Confederate reenactor takes part in a demonstration.
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Reenactors demonstrate a battle. Enlarge Reenactors demonstrate a battle.
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Mounted Union reenactors takes part in a demonstration. Enlarge Mounted Union reenactors takes part in a demonstration.
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Reenacotrs demonstrate a battle Enlarge Reenacotrs demonstrate a battle
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Members of the 1st Tennessee wait to take part in in a demonstration. Enlarge Members of the 1st Tennessee wait to take part in in a demonstration.
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A mounted Confederate reenactor takes part in a demonstration. Enlarge A mounted Confederate reenactor takes part in a demonstration.
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Spectators browse at a reenactment shop in a tent city. Enlarge Spectators browse at a reenactment shop in a tent city.
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Union reenactors. Enlarge Union reenactors.
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Reenacotrs demonstrate a battle. Enlarge Reenacotrs demonstrate a battle.
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A typical Civil-War era Union ration salt pork is displayed. Enlarge A typical Civil-War era Union ration salt pork is displayed.
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A typical Civil-War era Union ration coffee Enlarge A typical Civil-War era Union ration coffee
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Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Murray's Brigade cook their rations. Enlarge Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Murray's Brigade cook their rations.
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A member of Union's Murray's Brigade lights his pipe. Enlarge A member of Union's Murray's Brigade lights his pipe.
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A reenactor portraying a Union soldier in the Murray's Brigade participates. Enlarge A reenactor portraying a Union soldier in the Murray's Brigade participates.
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Reenactors take part in a demonstration of a battle. Enlarge Reenactors take part in a demonstration of a battle.
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Reenactors portraying Enlarge Reenactors portraying "ladies of the evening" walk through a shopping area.
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Reenactors take part in a demonstration. Enlarge Reenactors take part in a demonstration.
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Patrick Stultz of New York caries Nathaniel, 2, right, and a friend Liam Barry, 2, of Peoria, Ill., Enlarge Patrick Stultz of New York caries Nathaniel, 2, right, and a friend Liam Barry, 2, of Peoria, Ill.,
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Reenactors take part in a demonstration. Enlarge Reenactors take part in a demonstration.
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Union reenactors take part in a demonstration Enlarge Union reenactors take part in a demonstration
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The Blue and Gray Alliance. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig Gen. Elon Farnsworth's Federal cavalry from the 5th New York, clash. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig Gen. Elon Farnsworth's Federal cavalry from the 5th New York, clash. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig Gen. Elon Farnsworth's Federal cavalry. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenactors depicting the Hanover Cavalry Battle with Confederate units from Jeb Stuart’s cavalry and Brig ...
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The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate and Federal cavalry units engage. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance Confederate and Federal cavalry units engage.
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The Blue and Gray Alliance reenact ors do battle depicting the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, the Hanover  Cavalry Battle Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pa. Members of Jeb Stuart's cavalery arrive for the reenactment. Enlarge The Blue and Gray Alliance reenact ors do battle depicting the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, the Hanover ...
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