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The Battle Still Begins
Pictures taken July 2, 1999 at the 136th Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

 

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Safety Officer, David T.T. Smith, astride Fitzhugh. Smith said that his organization, The United States Volunteers Brigade Reenactment Group, formalized the safety rules.  Adding that reenactments are "still one of the safest" hobbies.

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Several authentic cannon were on display for spectators to get a close up
view of this impressive piece of equipment.

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Rob Gibson and his assistant Ray Davenport attended the event displaying authentic 19th century photographic equipment.

Erica & Kent Courtney four-piece band performed Living History Music.   Their presentations include costuming, old-time instruments, stage setting and stories.

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Mark Kelly (third from left) along with other Union Artillery reenactors stand ready
for battle with his authentic weapon.

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