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The "BattleCam"--Live Gettysburg Battlefield Photographs

The "BattleCam" is back in service and will be uploading new images every ten minutes. We have introduced a larger format image and we are currently working to sharpen its image guality--hope you enjoy the view! It is located on Seminary Ridge overlooking McPherson's woods where the first days battle began. For more Battlefield photos and panoramic views please enjoy our Virtual Tour.

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Special thanks to Peter Monahan and Family of the Quality Inn: Larson's at General Lee's Headquarters for providing us a home for the Battle-Cam. THANK YOU !



The Battle Cam was hosted at the now demolished Gettysburg National Tower--read on to learn more about the Tower. To see our movie clips of its demolition you'll need Quicktime. It's free, so if you don't have it, click the logo and come back after the very easy installation!
Click Tower blow-up 1 or Tower blow-up 2 for different views of the demolition of the Gettysburg National Tower, former home of the "BattleCam"©. Special thanks to Michael Ney, Raymond Miller and Lynn Hanley.

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We are sad to announce that the "Battle Cam" will no longer be housed in Gettysburg Tower--we are including a direct quote from the letter that the United States Department of the Interior sent us:

"The United States Attorney has advised that a Declaration of Taking has been filed on May 17, 2000, which vests title in the United States of America to the Gettysburg Tower property within Gettysburg National Military Park.

"Our records indicate that you may have one or more cameras located on the Gettysburg Tower. The purpose of this letter is to inform you that it will be necessary for the NationalPark Service to obtain possession of the property, vacant and free of any cameras or personalproperty by June 2, 2000"

Feel free to email us at Tom with your thoughts or suggestions. We will be creating an archive of notable "Battle Cam" shots for you to enjoy. These will no doubt be the last of their kind, since it is public knowledge that the Tower will be demolished on July 3, 2000.

From the vantage point of the GettysburgNational Tower, the "Battle Cam"© overlooked some of the most notablelandmarks of the actual battles at Gettysburg.



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