Civil War re-enactment band tunes up for 150th anniversary at Gettysburg [video]

     Beck's Philadelphia Brigade Band  (Emma Lee for NewsWorks)

    Beck's Philadelphia Brigade Band (Emma Lee for NewsWorks)

    The Beck’s Philadelphia Brigade Civil War re-enactment band will join bands from across the country in Gettysburg, Pa., on July 5 to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.

    Band leader Robert Philbin talks about the role of musicians in the war effort and the challenges of faithfully reproducing the music of the Civil War era.

     

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