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September 20th 2008
Published: October 3rd 2008
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Paul, Jim and I drove to Gettysburg to see the new visitor center. It is much larger than the old one and covers US history from before the Civil War until the Civil Rights era. I hope you enjoy the photographs. We did not have time to tour the entire battlefield, so we concentrated on the High Water Mark and the Devil's Den. I am always amazed that Pickett's men actually reached the stone wall and a few crossed it. It is a mile from the High Water Mark to where the charge began.



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Information Panel at Devil's DenInformation Panel at Devil's Den
Information Panel at Devil's Den

The body was dragged around and is in several photos.
Devil's DenDevil's Den
Devil's Den

Looking toward Little Round Top.
High Water MarkHigh Water Mark
High Water Mark

This is the grove of trees that marks the high water mark of the Confedercy.
Looking Toward Where Pickett's Charge BeganLooking Toward Where Pickett's Charge Began
Looking Toward Where Pickett's Charge Began

The line of trees in the distance is where Pickett's division began its attack.
Canon Facing Pickett's MenCanon Facing Pickett's Men
Canon Facing Pickett's Men

The line of trees in the distance marks where the charge began.


3rd October 2008

Gettysburg
My favorite place!!! Thank you for the photos. My husband and I took a few books of photos taken during the war there and found them all and photographed them as they are there. I have to go back - I love it there

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