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Gettysburg National Cemetery

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Address: 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country,...

This is part of the park, the first national cemetary in the country, absolutly beautiful and humbling. Id like to do a review of it to let others who come to your site know to visit it.

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Monument to the Gettysburg Address

Our Boy Scout Troop of 32 walked around and through the cemetery after the bus tour, continued across the street to the Battlefield and walked some trails there. It was a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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High Point, North Carolina
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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Boy Scout Troop of 32 walked around and through the cemetery after the bus tour, continued across the street to the Battlefield and walked some trails there. It was a very beautiful place and was neat to see the monument to Lincoln's Address.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finished our auto tour through the Gettysburg battlefield with a visit to the National Cemetery. It was worth a stop to round off the tour in order to help appreciate the events in history.

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Soldiers' National Cemetery is a powerful venue where hundreds of Civil War soldiers are buried. It is very moving, and worth the visit. This cemetery is free to the public, and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of a cub scout achievement trip. It was a beautiful place that was very peaceful. I had a little issue with the reporting of "bodies." Being military, I felt that was mildly inappropriate. Looking at the time frame of the war, I can't complain. The grounds were very well taken care of. We learned a... More 

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Gettysburg battlefields on new year's day. It was the best time to go as the battlefields were not crowded. We purchased the battlefield three CD auto tour and it was fantastic. We were able to stop and take pictures and were amazed by more information and points of interest ( as different when we took the bus... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cemetery is a reminder of what the men had to endure and what they risked to keep this country united. Grounds are very well maintained but I will say if you have mobility issues be careful due to the fact it is on an incline. While at the cemetery be sure to visit the spot where lincoln gave his famous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful with the monuments. Powerful with the unknowns buried from the civil war. Other war vets are also buried here. Amusy see

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

It was really interesting how the planners didn't differentiate between ranks in the burial of the dead. This was very moving. The cemetery was really well planned. It captures some intense moments in history.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I had read about the wreaths that they place on each grave during December. I wanted to see it so I made sure it was on my agenda this weekend. Well worth the wall through the cold cemetery!!!

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I've been to Gettysburg many time over the years. I always spend a few minutes at the Gettysburg National Cemetery to reflect on what happened here and what they (our fellow Americans) did here. It is the place where Lincoln gave his most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, a mere 90 second talk, that has come down through the generations... More 

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