Royal Tour of Gettysburg USA
– Remembrance Day Parade

The 20th year remembrance ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the USA
United States ‘Colored’ Troops
(as they were known)
with which a number of Hawaiians served

The Remembrance Day Parade where their Highnesses met with a number of groups and organizations portraying various personages from the battle. This included the US Christian Commission which was a relief organization offering hospitality and refreshment with their famous coffee wagon.

The 20th year remembrance ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the USA
Their Royal Highnesses sharing the history of the involvement of Hawaiians in the American Civil War

Their Highnesses observed reenactors honouring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade.

The 20th year remembrance ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the USA

A number of regiments, in particular the United States ‘Colored’ Troops with which a number of Hawaiian served. Also the New York Irish brigade, Duryee’s Zouaves and several northern regiments.

5th New York Volunteer Infantry ‘Duryee’s Zouaves
Following the parade, their Highnesses went to the Gettysburg national cemetery, where they paid tribute to those that died in the Pearl Harbor attack of WWII and were buried at Gettysburg.

They then paid respects at the national soldier’s monument for the battle of Gettysburg, a commemoration of the Gettysburg address itself, and finally a monument honoring troops from the state of Maryland -This monument is particularly striking because it depicts a Confederate and a Union soldier holding each other up.

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