9114
Pennsylvania
The Battle of Gettysburg: Three Days of Heroism, Sacrifice and History
Relive one of our nation’s most defining moments as you join experts to learn about The Battle of Gettysburg, experiencing the museums, monuments and culture of this historic site.
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Program No. 9114RJ
Length
4 days
Starts at
899
Getting There
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At a Glance

The Battle of Gettysburg — July 1-3, 1863 — determined the outcome of the Civil War. This bloodiest of battles left 28,000 Confederate and 23,000 Union casualties. Expert battlefield guides bring history alive as you trace battlefield strategies, separate legend from lore and gain an understanding of the impact on the town and its people. We’ll also pay our respects at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile daily and standing indoors and out; climbing flights of stairs; getting on/off a motorcoach.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the new Gettysburg National Military Park & Museum and explore sites related to each day of the battle.
  • Be entertained by a folk musician who plays Civil War-era music on his handmade dulcimer, banjo, accordion and harmonica.
  • Meet Hannah Shearer, close friend to Mary Lincoln, in an exceptional living-history presentation.
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Ted Gajewski
Ted Gajewski has a keen interest in the Civil War, so much so that when he retired from his job as a Pittsburgh steelworker three years ago, he relocated to Gettysburg, Pa. Ted became a Licensed Battlefield Guide in 2001 and has attended every seminar sponsored by the Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides.
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Ted Gajewski
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Mollie Back
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Tom Jolin
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