Gettysburg 150th Anniversary

War re-enactors marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, complete with costumes and fake guns.

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JULY 01: Union Civil War re-enactors await nightfall while camped at the Gettysburg National Military Park on the 150th anniversary of the historic battle on July 1, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Thousands of Civil War soldiers are buried at the site, where, months later, Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. The battle is widely considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 30: A Civil War grave is adorned with a U.S. flag at the Soldiers' National Cemetery on June 30, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people gathered for the official Civil War ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The battle is widely considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 30: A Confederate Civil War cavalry re-enactor shoots at Union soldiers during Pickett's Charge on the last day of a Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 30, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance participated in the event, marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was routed during the doomed frontal assault, considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. Pickett's charge was named for the Confederate Maj. General George Pickett, whos division of rebel troops was annhilated in the attack. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 30: A Confederate Civil War re-enactor "expires" on the battlefield at the end of Pickett's Charge on the last day of a Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 30, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance participated in the event, marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was routed during the doomed frontal assault, considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. Pickett's charge was named for the Confederate Maj. General George Pickett, whose division of rebel troops was annhilated in the attack. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 30: Confederate Civil War re-enactors flee the battlefield following Pickett's Charge on the last day of a Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 30, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance participated in the event, marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was routed during the doomed frontal assault, considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. Pickett's charge was named for the Confederate Maj. General George Pickett, whose division of rebel troops was annhilated in the attack. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 30: Confederate Civil War re-enactors fire a cannon towards Union positions during Pickett's Charge on the last day of a Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 30, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance participated in the event, marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was routed during the doomed frontal assault, considered the turning point in the Civil War and a watershed moment in U.S. history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of up to 51,000 casualties over three days, the highest number of any battle in the four-year war. Pickett's charge was named for the Confederate Maj. General George Pickett, whose division of rebel troops was annhilated in the attack. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: American Civil War re-enactors dance during an evening ball while taking a break from a three-day Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was defeated on the third day of the battle, considered the turning point in the American Civil War and a watershed moment in the nation's history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,000 casualties over three days, the highest of any battle the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: Confederate Civil War re-enactors launch an evening attack during a three-day Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was defeated on the third day of the battle, considered the turning point in the American Civil War and a watershed moment in the nation's history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,000 casualties over three days, the highest of any battle the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: Confederate Civil War re-enactors march for an evening attack during a three-day Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, considered the turning point in the American Civil War. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,000 casualties in the battle, the highest of any conflict of the war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: A Union Civil War re-enactor walks with spectators after taking part in a three-day Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors from the Blue Gray Alliance are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was defeated on the third day of the battle, considered the turning point in the American Civil War and a watershed moment in the nation's history. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,000 casualties over three days, the highest of any battle the four-year war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: A Confederate re-enactor drinks from his canteen during a re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, considered the turning point in favor of the Union in the American Civil War. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,0000 casualties in the battle, the highest of any conflict of the war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 29: Union and Confederate re-enactors skirmish during a re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg on June 29, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors are participating in events marking the 150th anniversary of the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, considered the turning point in favor of the Union in the American Civil War. Union and Confederate armies suffered a combined total of some 46,000-51,0000 casualties in the battle, the highest of any conflict of the war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle

GETTYSBURG, PA - JUNE 28: A canon aims from the Gettysburg National Military Park ahead of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Some 8,000 re-enactors are participating events marking the July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, considered the turning point in favor of the Union in the American Civil War. Union and Confederate armies suffered a total of 46,000-51,000 casualties in the battle, the largest number in the war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)