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... painted by a french painter in 1883 measuring 377feet x 42 ft. This was shown I Cyclorama. The painting was completed as a full circle appearing to be in 3d. Simlly amazing.
We walked through the cemetery where the confederates,
... we drove through beautiful agricultural country side and actually stopped at a tiny town, called "Abbottsville." Good omen or bad?? Passed through another small town, called East Berlin. In this town, as in many others nearby, the people have Germanic names as do many of the locations. Had lunch in a 1950'style cafe that was run by Mennonites, similar to the Amish. Practical and simple people. On our way to a nearby winery we drove through a harsh ...
... in the South. all up there were 51,000 casualties. The climatic battle, a Confederate charge that failed, left 5000 of the rebel forces dead. After this Lee's forces retreated leaving a chaotic scene behind. Americans flock to this site in their thousands and this year is the 150th anniversary. Lincoln's Gettysburg address was also delivered here in ...
... they are still hunted either side of the park. We then cruised through Front Royal, Harpers Crossing (very old and cute housing) and Frederick (quite pretty with narrow tree lined streets on a very English grid). Finally stopped at Gettysburg, originally a very small town, now a major tourist centre thanks to hosting the decisive battle of the Civil War. Staying at the 1863 ...
... a little bit about strategy and warfare, but nothing too concrete. Not exactly deep and meaningful in the big picture of things, but I bought the kid's version of the events titled,"You wouldn't want to be a Civil war soldier" to try and help me out. I really want to find out the who's who of the Civil war. We also had time to drive around some of the battle sights. You can take an organised tour, but we elected to do this one on our own. The battlefields were ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility