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Gettysburg: A New Birth of Freedom

Event Details

06/30/2013 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg, PA 17325
United States
717-334-1124 ext 8023
www.nps.gov/gett

This evening event will take place on an outdoor stage near Meade's Headquarters on the Gettysburg battlefield and will include music, a keynote address, and "Voices of History," a dramatic reading of eyewitness accounts written by soldiers and citizens swept into the events of the battle and its tragic aftermath. Keynote speaker will be historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Country music artist Trace Adkins will sing the National Anthem accompanied by the United States Military Academy Orchestra. The ceremony will end with a procession to the Soldiers' National Cemetery to see luminaries marking each of the more than 3,500 graves of soldiers killed in the battle of Gettysburg.

Type of Event: 
History

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