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The Union Advance

Saturday, June 29, 2024
11:00 am12:00 pm

During the early morning hours of June 28, 1863, General George Gordon Meade was appointed commander of the Army of the Potomac. Over the course of the next three days, he rapidly advanced his troops northward, surprising the Confederate Army and forcing them into the decisive battle of the war. Join author and historian Timothy H. Smith for this special battle anniversary program as he explores the Union advance to Gettysburg.

This is a free public program. Advanced registration is appreciated but not required. You can register in advance here:

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