The 1863 battle in this small farming community resulted in more than 50,000 casualties over three days, making it the deadliest engagement of the American Civil War. This battle is now referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Confederacy”—the last meaningful offensive the South would conduct against northern forces. The visitor center at Gettysburg features one of the largest collections of Civil War artifacts in the country.
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Report Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion For more than four years, NPCA has advocated for the addition of the Gettysburg or “Lincoln” train station, to be added to Gettysburg National Military Park.
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Letter Considering the Mason-Dixon Casino Letter regarding Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board consideration of application for the Mason-Dixon Casino in close proximity to the Gettysburg National Military Park.