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Gettysburg Reenactment Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Battle

150 years ago the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaoccurred, taking the largest number of lives of any battle in the U.S. Civil War. After the three-day battle was fought from July 1 – 3 in 1863, an estimated 46,000 U.S. and Confederate soldiers lay dead. Like many Civil War battles that took place across the eastern U.S., Gettysburg is being remembered …

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John Wilkes Booth Bobblehead Pulled From Gift Shop

Bobblehead dolls immortalizing the assassin of Abraham Lincoln were recently taken off the shelves at a Gettysburg National Military Park visitor’s center bookstore, according to reports. The effigies featured John Wilkes Booth holding a pistol, and were sold at the store for a week, before a reporter for Hanover’s Evening Sun dropped by and asked about them. According to Gettysburg …

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