Brass bands, fife and drums bands, troubadours and parlor ensembles provide two days of music at Gettysburg National Military Park, bringing to life the songs and sounds of the Civil War. Performers from past musters have included the Susquehanna Travellers with the Victorian Dance Ensemble, the Libby Prison Minstrels, the Irish Volunteers Civil War Band, 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, Steve Ball, the Fort Delaware Cornet Band, the 46th Pennsylvania Regimental Band, David Kincaid, and the Connecticut Valley Fife and Drum Corps. Performances take place at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, on the courtyard of the Dobbin House Restaurant on Steinwehr Avenue, finishing the day with an evening concert at the Pennsylvania Monument. The Annual Music Muster is free of charge and a full schedule of performers will be announced. For more information, call (717) 334-1124, ext. 3251.
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