New Gettysburg museum explores role of faith in Civil War


The battle of Gettysburg print showing Union troops advancing from the right during fighting. (c. 1867). Photo courtesy Library of Congress

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(RNS) On July 1, marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Schmucker Hall, located on the campus of Lutheran Theological Seminary, will reopen as a museum depicting the epic battle, the costly war and the complex role of faith.