Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg on this 149th anniversary

On this day in 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg came to an end, and in its wake were over 57,000 Union and Confederate soldiers killed, wounded, or missing – making it the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War.

President Abraham Lincoln would visit this hallowed ground four months later, and in one brief passage within in a brief address he would encapsulate the feelings we still have today toward our beloved heroes who sacrifice for a greater good that all of us take for granted: “That those men did not die in vain.”

Let us remember all of those who fought valiantly in this battle, and in all American battles, on this special anniversary, and on the eve of our country’s independence.


About Music Celebrations

Here at Music Celebrations, we pride ourselves on the musical stimulation our tours and festivals provide. The purpose of Music Celebrations is to provide life-changing experiences that will raise the level of musicianship and dedication to the performing arts around the globe! We enthusiastically endorse Ludwig Van Beethoven's statement that "Music can change the world."
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