The Confederates had the Union on the dead run at one point but in the end the Union prevailed. I ask a guide how the "dead soldiers"knew when to die, and he said "When they run out of ammunition". Boys under 14 can't carry a gun but can be "pickle boys". These boys would carry water and pickles to the soldiers. The pickles were a way to replace the salt they lost in the fighting.
CAMP AND SHOPS
Could have done without this one
A great Abe Lincoln impersonator recited the "Gettysburg Address" to the crowd on the bleachers after the battle. He told how Lincoln had most of it written except for the closing line. He walked from his rooming house to the cemetery to pray and came upon a mother looking for the grave of her son. They spoke briefly and then he went back to his room and completed his speech.