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How Gettysburg celebrated the 50th anniversary of the battle: Linked in with neat history stuff, May 29, 2012

Gettysburg 150 is beginning to move up in the news, as it should. So, it’s interesting to see how Gettysburg 50 and other marker anniversaries were observed. Here, a Library of Congress photo, one of a set, details the Great Reunion, in 1913. Veterans of the North and South came to the Pennsylvania battlefield to shake hands and swap stories.

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