Category Archives: U.S. Army and Gettysburg

Gettysburg and the Great War

On May 22, 1917, park officials were notified that Gettysburg would be the site of a U.S. Army training camp for infantry. Fully committed to the support of France and Britain in the Great War raging in Europe, the United … Continue reading

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By their gallantry in action: Medals of Honor in the Collections at Gettysburg

Among the tens of thousands of artifacts in the museum collection at Gettysburg National Military Park that document the experiences of the Civil War soldier are four of exceptional value and importance.  Nowhere near the size of a shot-torn battle … Continue reading

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Gettysburg National Military Park During The World Wars

     The Army did not leave Gettysburg in 1863. In fact, the American Civil War was only the beginning of the vibrant military relationship fostered within the National Military Park. For the course of some three decades, beginning in … Continue reading

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