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Battle of Gettysburg began 150 years ago today

July 1, 2013
By Alma Southmayd

Horses' hooves clattered on a dusty road. High clouds drifted across the July sky. A warm breeze ruffled the horses' manes and stirred the men's beards. Sent by Gen. Robert E. Lee, a Confederate foraging party rode the Pennsylvania countryside in search of food and supplies - in particular, they were in search of shoes. The gray-clad men approached the small town of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863.

 
 
 

 

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