"African American Servicemembers" and "On Freedom's Tenuous Edge"

Honoring the Legacy of Juneteenth at Gettysburg

African American Servicemembers Buried in the Gettysburg National Cemetery
Partner Event
June 19, 2024 @ 10:00 AM EDT

In the morning, join park rangers from Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site for a guided tour through the Gettysburg National Cemetery to hear stories of the African American soldiers buried here — who served in conflicts spanning the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I & II and Vietnam. Later, in the afternoon, take a guided tour to learn about the impact of the Battle of Gettysburg on the town’s African American community.