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Battle Of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary: Images And Photographs From Civil War Recount Bloody Battle (PHOTOS)

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This sketch by John Sartain, drawn in 1870, depicts the famous Battle of Gettysburg. | Library of Congress
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From July 1 until July 3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg raged.

The famous battle became known as a turning point in the war that shifted momentum in favor of the Union Army.

While many Civil War "hobbyists" descended upon Gettysburg, Pa. Saturday and Sunday and more will gather this weekend, we decided to take a look back in time and check out some of the most iconic and telling images from the bloody battle.

So check out our slideshow of some images that tell more than a thousand words:

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And check out some photos of those reenactors. We think they look quite convincing.

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