These men are a part of 50 Southerners who showed up at Gettysburg in 1913---- on the 50th anniversary of the battle. They survived the war, of course. But neater still, they are walking up Pickett's Charge, where they walked 50 years before and survived! And there weren't many of those even in 1863.
'The Battle of Gettysburg', is a cyclorama painting by the French artist Paul Philippoteaux depicting "Pickett's Charge", the climactic Confederate attack on the Union forces on Cemetery Ridge during the Battle of Gettysburg on Friday afternoon July 3, 1863. unit shown here is Battery A 1st Rhode Island artillery. The 26th North Carolina made it to the wall in front of the Rhode Islanders. The furthest of any Confederate unit. Image by Ron Cogswell