Artillery Demonstration at Lee's Headquarters in Gettysburg
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American Battlefield Trust Event
June 29-July 7, 2019
11:00am – 3:00pm
401 Buford Avenue
For only the third time since the Battle of Gettysburg was fought, cannons will be fired on the grounds of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Headquarters during ceremonies commemorating the battle’s 156th anniversary.
The South Mt. State Park artillery crew representing Battery B, 4th US artillery will hold three firing demonstrations of a 12 lbs. Napoleon at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm on June 29 and 30. On July 6 and 7, at 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm, Confederate reenactors will portray Virginia’s Rockbridge Artillery firing a 3-inch rifled cannon and a 10-pound Parrot rifle. In addition, the house on the Headquarters site will be open on those days and on July 1 - 3 from 10 am to 3 pm.