REBLOG: Visiting Gettysburg National Battlefield

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Sunday 02 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

Keeping on the ‘history’ theme after my earlier post… how about this one!

What a great, detailed, interesting and informative post. I’m sharing this now, but have bookmarked it for a ‘proper’ read this evening 🙂

Enjoy…
UNCLE SPIKE

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July, 2013 commemorated the 150th anniversary of one of the most important battles in American history– the Battle of Gettysburg, a turning point in the War Between the States.

This post is a virtual tour of the National Battlefield, with pictures and descriptions of points of interest, and background on the history of the battle.

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Gettysburg — a sleepy little town in south-central Pennsylvania, was to be the place where the eventual outcome of the greatest conflict on American soil would first be determined.

After Gettysburg, the South had neither the resources, or the manpower, to win a decisive victory.

It was, for all practical purposes, the turning point of the war.

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