Thousands of civil war reenactors gather in Gettysburg for three days each July to reenact the actions from the historic three-day clash. The Annual Gettysburg Reenactment is consistently one of the largest and most popular Civil War events in the country with infantry, cavalry and artillery engagements.
The camps are open to the visitors at the Annual Gettysburg Reenactment. While strolling through the camps, visitors can experience living history in one of it’s more natural settings. Visitors have the opportunity to experience camp life, such as, cooking, weapons cleaning, drill, music, leisure activities, picket duty and camp organization. The reenactors enjoy sharing their stories and answering questions as visitors stroll through the camps.
The organizers of the Annual Gettysburg Reenactment take great pride in the diversity and quality of it’s living history programs and activities. The two Activities Tents and the Living history Village allow the visitor to see demonstrations that include civil war music, 1860’s ladies fashions, lectures by the generals, period weddings, civil war medicine and public period worship services on Sunday just to name a few.