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They Met At Gettysburg

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This is a high-definition version of “They Met at Gettysburg”, the 1938 Battle of Gettysburg, 75th Anniversary Reunion. The film is presented on our YouTube channel and we are offering it here in High Definition (1080p), directly from the uncompressed master movie file, in two HD formats, and without YouTube compression:

- Quicktime H.264, 1920x1080 at 24 frames per second – 808 MB (progressive)

- Apple Pro Res 422 1920x1080, at 24 frames per second – 12.7 GB (progressive)

Price: Full 11 minutes, either format $80.00. A portion of this fee is donated to Gettysburg National Military Park. These two High-def options are offered to the public, at this nominal archival footage fee in order to support our efforts at preserving the historical record, and to give access to archivists and filmmakers to the best possible versions of what is still available from the past.

Synopsis: A rare archival gem from 1938, the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, when the Park Service invited all of the remaining veterans of the Civil War to the battlefield. This film was shot and edited by the National Archives and includes the Gettysburg downtown parades (featuring US armored columns of the 1930s), veterans in camp and revisiting the field, and President Roosevelt’s dedication of the Peace-Light memorial.

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