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Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg-The Repulse

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An American Battlefield Trust Generations Event
American Battlefield Trust Event
April 25, 2020
Gettysburg National Military Park

Bring your kids, grandkids, neighbors and friends and march in the footsteps of your ancestors and help to instill in young people a lifelong passion for history. Join the American Battlefield Trust at Gettysburg for this special “Generations” event, designed to help adults share their passion for history with younger people. 

More than a century and a half ago, 12,000 Confederate soldiers assaulted the center of the Union line at Gettysburg in the most famous attack of the Civil War. Today, this event is commonly known as "Pickett’s Charge," named after the commander of one of the Confederate division leaders.

Outmaneuver your opponent, eat some hardtack, and learn about one of the most famous charges in American military history. The event is free and open to all who come with someone of another generation.

The event is free and open to all but is geared toward kids. The ideal ages are 6-17.


  • The school of the soldier
  • Outflank your opponent!
  • Pickett's Charge
  • The Counter Attack of the Second Vermont Brigade
  • Family Fun!


  • The event begins at 9:30 am but you may want to arrive early to park and secure a uniform piece for your kids.
  • This event is FREE and open to all who brings someone from another generation.
  • Guardians must accompany the child they brought to the event.
  • Registration is required. 
  • Please wear appropriate footwear and be prepared for inclement weather.
  • Please park at Tour Stop #12 on the driving tour route—The Pennsylvania Monument
Education Department
American Battlefield Trust Education Department