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Visiting Gettysburg

Visitors watch and listen as lighting and sound bring the battle to life inside the park’s cyclorama theater. The massive painting depicts the ill-fated Confederate charge led by Gen. George Pickett. In its 19th century heyday, it reportedly brought veterans to tears.
Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times
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