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Rebuilding Stone Walls at Gettysburg

Since 2000, Gettysburg National Military Park has undertaken numerous and significant projects to rehabilitate the battlefield to its 1863 appearance.  Projects have included removal of non-historic trees, planting of wooded areas that no longer had trees, health cuts to improve … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Details – Rehabbing Cemetery Ridge

Construction is beginning in mid-July 2016 on $1.5 million dollar project to rehabilitate Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg National Military Park.  The nonprofit Gettysburg Foundation will provide a grant of $900,000 to match National Park Service funding of $600,000 for this … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Battle Summary: What Happened Where the Cyclorama Building is Now?

Even before the battle spread to North Cemetery Ridge on July 2 its importance was recognized by the high command of the Union army.  On July 1, the adjoining Cemetery Hill had been occupied by a reserve force as key … Continue reading

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