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Toppled Gettysburg battlefield monument regains its footing

This well-known Gettysburg monument – the 72nd Pennsylvania’s – was reinstalled on its pedestal at the Gettysburg battlefield this week. The monument stands again at an area in which the Union line held against Pickett’s Charge on the third day of fighting 150 years ago. High winds topplied the marker right before the 150th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Best of Gettysburg 150 photo, story coverage

This Gettysburg 150 photograph received more than 500 likes on the York, Pa., Daily Record’s Facebook page. What’s not to like? Here was the FB question: “Re-enactor Patrick McCarthy gets down on one knee as he asks his girlfriend Anna Jennings to marry him at the Gettysburg 150th celebration today. Wanna guess what she said?”

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