Book, documentary and Hollywood help turn Maine general into Civil War star 150 years later

  • by: GENARO C. ARMAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 1, 2013 - 6:15 PM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — The booms of ground-rattling cannon fire Monday marked the ceremonial start of the Battle of Gettysburg, 150 years to the day after Union and Confederate troops fought the defining encounter of the Civil War.

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