Imagine the year 1863, between July 1st and 3rd, because that is the date of the famous Battle of Gettysburg.
It was considered the key moment in the Civil War for the North. Confederate General Robert E Lee’s troops of Virginia invaded Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in a second attack.
Fierce fighting continued, but Union artillery fire held on, pushing back the Confederate forces to Virginia. Many lives were lost during the Battle of Gettysburg with huge casualties, including some 51,000 deaths, wounded, captured or listed as missing.
Visitors love traveling to the iconic battlefield, now known as the Gettsyburg National Military Park.
They enjoy the amazing history and old cannons that mark the spot. Some folks believe the area is haunted with the spirit of dead soldiers who make their appearance during quiet, still nights in Gettysburg.
In fact, there are ghost hunters who claim to have captured these spectacular images on video.
A couple of men in their car, approached the famous site and sat inside with a camera focused on a couple of cannons nearby. They were ready to record anything out of the ordinary, and boy, did they ever.
At around the 1;45 videotape mark, someone appeared out of thin air. The incredible evidence can be viewed here at YouTube by Yankee Reb. It’s a soldier in uniform with his military cap on, walking up to the cannons.
Within seconds, his paper thin, ghostly image evaporates. The videographers are stunned, and you will be also.
We asked Gettysburg Ghost Tours, After Dark Examinations, Haunted Gettysburg Ghost Tours, Ghostly Images of Gettysburg and Mark Nesbitt’s Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Strolling Tours for the areas in Gettysburg with the most paranormal activity. Here’s what they stated – however do remember that a number of these areas can just be gone to while on a trip.
1. Sachs Covered Bridge (Water Functions Roadway) is among the most haunted areas in Gettysburg according to all of our sources. This location, nevertheless, is not available after dark unless on a trip. Soldiers have actually been identified there and there are many pictures of mists and orbs taken there.
2. The Grove, situated behind Warrior Arena and the Gettysburg Location Intermediate School (37 Lefever St.), was pointed out by both After Dark Examinations and Haunted Gettysburg. It’s a preferred for ghost trips, which are not permitted on the battleground.
3. Devil’s Den on the battleground is exceptionally haunted, with one specific Texan soldier ghost being viewed as just recently as 2010 according to Mark Nesbitt of Mark Nesbitt’s Ghost of Gettysburg Candelight Strolling Tours.
4. Servant’s Olde Thyme Photos (237 Steinwehr Ave.) is the present service living in what is referred to as the Reynolds Death home. It remains in this structure that General Reynolds, the very first Union General eliminated in the Fight of Gettysburg, passed away.