On To Richmond

Taking a drive through Civil War history

Sure they teach the civil war in school. But to bring one of the most important events in American history to life, there's nothing quite like standing on the same ground that General Ulysses S. Grant stood on more than a century ago or walking across the fields where tens of thousands of soldiers died.

Begin your trip in Gettysburg, which this summer celebrates the 135th anniversary of the famous battle fought there. From July 1 through July 5, some 20,000 re-enactors--and thousands of spectators--will meet at a farm about two miles from the Gettysburg National Military Park for what is...

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