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Thousands walk during the Pickett's Charge commemorative march on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa.
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Thousands walk during the Pickett's Charge commemorative march on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa.
Alan Tolbert, 15, of Shippensburg Pa., plays Taps at Gettysburg National Military Park at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Associated Press/Photo by Matt Rourke
Alan Tolbert, 15, of Shippensburg Pa., plays Taps at Gettysburg National Military Park at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
A Union, right and Confederate, center, re-enactors greet each other at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Associated Press/Photo by Matt Rourke
A Union, right and Confederate, center, re-enactors greet each other at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Re-enactors at Gettysburg National Military Park pose for photographs at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Associated Press/Photo by Matt Rourke
Re-enactors at Gettysburg National Military Park pose for photographs at the end of a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park take part in a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Associated Press/Photo by Matt Rourke
Visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park take part in a commemorative march where Pickett's Charge took place during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Edward Lee Pitts
Edward Lee Pitts

Lee teaches journalism at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, and is the associate dean of the World Journalism Institute.

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