How To Use It

"This tour is something of a staff ride. We'll be covering twenty-one spots on the battlefield - seven per day."
Gary Kross - Licensed Battlefield Guide
July 1, 1863

Tour 1

McPherson's Ridge
The battle begins along the
Chambersburg Pike

Tour 2

Willoughby Run
General Archer’s Confederates meet
the Iron Brigade

Tour 3

The Railroad Cut
The fight for the colors of the
Second Mississippi

Tour 4

Oak Hill
Confederate reinforcements arrive
from the North

Tour 5

Barlow's Knoll
Union First breaks down
from right to left

Tour 6

Seminary Ridge
Union First Corp makes final stand
before retreating through town

Tour 7

Cemetery Hill
Union troops reorganize on high ground
south of town
July 2, 1863

Tour 8

Little Round Top
Confederate attack on Union left repulsed
at the point of a bayonet

Tour 9

Devil's Den
Fighting intensifies as combat goes
hand to hand amongst the rocks

Tour 10

The Wheatfield
One of the fiercest fights of the war leaves
6,000 dead and wounded among the wheat

Tour 11

The Peach Orchard
Barksdale’s Confederates smash into the
exposed Union line

Tour 12

Emmitsburg Road Ridge
Confederates momentarily breach Union line
on Cemetery Ridge

Tour 13

Culp's Hill
Desperate evening attack against Union
right flank foiled by breastworks

Tour 14

East Cemetery Hill
Louisiana Tigers end second day’s fighting
with rare night attack against Union cannons
July 3, 1863

Tour 15

Spangler's Spring
Early morning Union attack is longest
sustained action at Gettysburg

Tour 16

East Cavalry Battlefield
Jeb Stuart’s Confederate cavalry meets
General George Armstrong Custer

Tour 17

South Cavalry Battlefield
Ill fated Union cavalry charge against
Confederate right flank

Tour 18

Point of Woods
Confederates array for attack as
cannonade precedes epic charge

Tour 19

Emmitsburg Road
Blood pools by roadside fences as Union
cannons fire on Pickett’s stalled men

Tour 20

The Angle
Pickett’s charge culminates
at the bloody Angle

Tour 21

Soldier's National Cemetery
Final resting place of 3,512 Union dead
dedicated by Abraham Lincoln