Pictures: Battle Of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Reenactment
About 8,000 participated as the Blue Gray Alliance held a reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg to mark the 150th anniversary in Gettysburg, Pa. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3, 1863, in and near the town of Gettysburg and was the battle with the highest number of casualties in the Civil War. The Union army defeated a force led by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in what is often described as the turning point of the war.
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Gettysburg 150th Anniversary Reenactment
Actors portraying Confederate Civil War soldiers fire a cannon toward Union positions during Pickett's Charge on the last day of a Battle of Gettysburg reenactment in Gettysburg, Pa.