Gettysburg Military Park, a place to reflect

French artist Paul Phillippoteaux painted a 377-foot Cyclorama of the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg. (Julianne G. Crane)
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About 1,320 monuments and 410 cannons dot the Gettysburg Battlefield. (Julianne G. Crane)

Visiting Gettysburg National Military Park has long been on my Bucket List. I wanted to honor all those who served and died in the most costly battle in U.S. history.

It was a powerful experience, walking the same grounds where up to 51,000 soldiers lost their lives.  I wept for all of them … and for their families.

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Text and Photos: Julianne G. Crane

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