Caught in the Crossfire: Your sister is dead

Caught in the Crossfire: Your sister is dead

The Fourth of July holiday is a jubilant occasion for Americans as they celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and festivals. But imagine the opening days of July 1863 when the residents of a small, bucolic town in Pennsylvania came face-to-face with devastation,...

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15 FREE things to do in Gettysburg

15 FREE things to do in Gettysburg

Going on vacation can be expensive -- gas and hotels alone add up --and that's not counting museums, souvenirs or the food tab. If you're planning to visit Gettysburg, Pa., you're in luck. The battlefield itself is free (though there are plenty of options for paid...

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Battlefield hospital now hosts ‘spirits’

Battlefield hospital now hosts ‘spirits’

Author Jessica James visits the historic Civil War era barn that served as a field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg, and now houses Battlefield Brew Works, Pennsylvania’s oldest operating brewery and distillery (combination) under one roof.

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