Casey Tours Gettysburg Battlefield as Park Prepares for Anniversary of Battle

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey today visited the Gettysburg battle field and visitor center as Gettysburg National Military Park prepares to commemorate the anniversary.

“Gettysburg National Military Park is a historic treasure which is not only an important part of our Commonwealth’s history, but also the history of the United States,” said Senator Casey. “The Civil War was a defining moment for our Nation, and I look forward to commemorating the anniversary of the battle that took place here.”

Senator Casey was joined by Bob Kirby, park superintendent, and Joanne Hanley, Gettysburg Foundation President, to tour the battlefield and visitors center and discuss preparations for the upcoming commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the battle.