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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

At Gettysburg anniversary, Hollywood helps lure crowds

Union Civil War re-enactors await nightfall while camped at the Gettysburg National Military Park on the 150th anniversary of the historic July 1-3, 1863, battle. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war.