Hanover, PA 17331
Did you know that the marines were at Gettysburg? In 1922, more than 5,000 Marines marched from Quantico, Virginia to the hallowed fields of Gettysburg. A training exercise, meant to raise public awareness, the Marines traveled to the National Battlefield to carry out many aspects of the original battle. James Rada, Jr., author of Last to Fall: The 1922 March, Battles & Deaths of U.S. Marines at Gettysburg, will talk about and sign copies of his book.