Mapping Mark Walters: 151 years later

July 3, 1863, marked the third and final day of the bloodiest battle fought on American soil.

By day’s end, smoke was still clearing the landscape that had become dotted with graves and bodies after three days of fighting.

In the inaugural video installment for Mapping Mark Walters, I take a panoramic view around what point of the Gettysburg battlefield?

Update July 7
Longstreet’s Tower overlooks the land that was the site of Pickett’s Charge, the culmination of the three-day battle. And the farm on the other side of the tower belonged the President Dwight Eisenhower. It was the only piece of land the president and his wife ever owned.

About Mark Walters

Adams County reporter for The Evening Sun in Hanover. You can find me somewhere between Adams and York counties.
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