Home | The Gettysburg Gift ShopThe bookstore inside Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center pulled from its shelves Confederate flags and items featuring only the flag Thursday, a retreat from a strong statement the day before that it would continue to sell the flag. The park will continue to display Confederate flags in its museum and on a few of the about 1, monuments dotting the battlefield, said Katie Lawhon, a park spokeswoman. The shop removed 11 of the 2, items on store shelves. It will continue to sell items that feature the U. Rodney Cromeans, a historian who lives in Gettysburg, dresses as a Confederate soldier and flies a Confederate flag from his Baltimore Street home to honor his ancestors who fought for the Confederacy, said the park was wrong to stop selling the flag. They come here to make a connection to that ancestor.
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NPS photo. The Civil War yielded more than 2, sites of battles and skirmishes in three geographic regions, but none is better known than Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. When the smoke cleared, about 51, soldiers had been killed, wounded, or captured and General Robert E.
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Here visitors will find information on how to visit the park and what to see around Gettysburg. This video provides more information about how to plan your visit to Gettysburg National Military Park. Stop by the National Park Service Information Desk and talk to a friendly park ranger to find our more about your visit. Our rangers will be able to provide more information about the offerings in the Museum and Visitor Center and explain all your options for touring the battlefield. Pick up a park map and guide to help you navigate park roads and ask about other seasonal publications that list special ranger-led programs and tours and where and when they meet. For more information about our seasonal interpretive programs and schedules, please visit our Ranger Programs at Gettysburg page. For more information about Living History programs and schedules, please visit our Living History page.