“They Meet Again - The Gettysburg Veterans Reunion of 1913”
The 1913 Gettysburg reunion was a Gettysburg Battlefield encampment of American Civil War veterans honoring the 50th anniversary of the famous battle. The June 29–July 4 gathering of 53,407 veterans was the largest ever Civil War veteran reunion. The lecture will discuss the planning, logistics and personal stories from the event including original photos. Join historical reenactor, lecturer, and tour guide Michael Jesberger for a discussion on this story of Pennsylvania Civil War history.