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)
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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