For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby

Posted: June 22, 2013 - 5:20am


In this Wednesday June 5, 2013 photo, a monument sits atop a ridge held by Union troops, above the field of Pickett's Charge, in Gettysburg, Pa. This year's Gettysburg commemoration will represent the pinnacle of the re-enactment careers of thousands of Civil War buffs. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected for the 10-day schedule of events that begin June 29 to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The commander of the Confederate army marched to the front of the makeshift classroom in jeans and a dress blue shirt to...

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