Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.
From the top of the tower, you can see nearly the entire Union and Confederate lines at Gettysburg.
On the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most respected generals in the Army of the Potomac, Gen. John Reynolds, was killed here.
As Confederates plowed through Union defenders, this became one of the bloodiest places on the war's bloodiest battlefield
This first National Cemetery on a battlefield was the site of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List for the 150th Anniversary features top suggestions for the tours, museums, books, movies and other activities that every true Civil War aficionado should seek out during the four-year sesquicentennial commemoration.