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Reenactors maintain county's ties to Gettysburg

July 28, 2013

Pictured, from left, Elk County's own Chuck Copello, Michael Parana, and Doug Foster take a brief rest between events during the reenactment for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg earlier this month. Photo submitted.

Earlier this month thousands of reenactors, history buffs, and curious spectators descended upon Gettsyburg for a pair of reenactments commemorating the 150th anniversary of the battle considered to be the turning point of the Civil War.
Elk County residents were well represented in the original battle as members of the Bucktails, and in honor of their sacrifices a number of individuals with local ties continue to reenact their heroics to this day.

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