Nov 22, 2009

Gettysburg details early plans for 150th battle anniversary

(YDR) It might be almost four years away, but Gettysburg needs all the time it can get to prepare for its 150th Anniversary National Civil War Re-enactment.
... Pending permits and agreements, the event will be at Redding Farm, Phiel said. He's hoping to have 1,000 acres available -- more than was used during the 145th anniversary -- because organizers expect 15,000 re-enactors. Registration has not yet started, but the number was capped at 15,000 because of resources, logistics and battlefield safety. Continued

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