Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle


A National Park Ranger salutes during the playing of 'Taps' following... News PhotoAmerican Civil War,Anniversary,Conflict,Following,Gettysburg,Historical Reenactment,History,Horizontal,Human Interest,Reenactment,Saluting,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesGETTYSBURG, PA - JULY 03: A National Park Ranger salutes during the playing of 'Taps' following a re-enactment of Pickett's Charge on the 150th anniversary of the historic Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania . The Rebel charge, which occurred on July 3, 1863 - the last day of the three-day battle, was a decisive Union victory and widely considered the turning point in the American Civil War in favor of the Union. Federal and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)