American Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg, Union, Confederate, soldiers, reunion, 1913, Utah veterans, Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, Utah
Gettysburg was the defining battle of the American Civil War as Union and CSA soldiers clashed in Pennsylvania. This Utah Historical Quarterly article from Summer 2013 explains how Union and Confederate veterans of the Civil War, who were living in Utah, traveled to and participated in the 1913 50th Anniversary Reunion of the Battle of Gettysburg (which took place July 1-3, 1863). The article also includes lists of the Utah veterans who attended and additionally notes which veterans participated in the battle of Gettysburg.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford and Ken Nelson, "'The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here': Utah Veterans and the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913." Utah Historical Quarterly 81, no. 1 (Summer 2013), 267-289.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D. and Nelson, Ken, ""The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here": Utah Veterans and the Gettysburg Reunion of 1913" (2013). All Faculty Publications. 2993.
Utah State Historical Society
Church History and Doctrine
Permission to post on ScholarsArchive was received from the Utah State Historical Society on 7 February 2019.