145th Anniversary: Battle of Gettysburg
Annual Reenactment
Gettysburg, PA
July 3 - 6, 2008

A lucky contingent of thirteen men from the 67th New York attended the 145th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. We had not attended a 'Mega-event' in many years and this would be the first time for many in our ranks. Whatever the assessment afterward, no one could deny this a grand spectacle, awesome in size and scope. Approximately 13,000 of us took part with four infantry battles not to mention action for also the Cavalry and Artillery. Overcast, humid, and often raining, at least it was reasonably cool for this time of year and the sun only tortured us at the very end during Pickett's Charge...
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The First Gauntlet Mending a Flagpole Slipping into character The First Night
Lighting for the Fourth Sinful Behavior Personal Effects Matt and Matt
Slice of Life The 81st PA Music for the Fourth Your Correspondent
Marching out to Battle The Sergeant Major Three Privates His Sword Aloft
Surreal in Battle Something amiss This is the enemy? An Apology
Our Commander not pleased A good crowd End of the first scenario Playing Taps