Sponsor a Candle In Honor or Reminiscence of a Liked One – Gettysburg Information

Sponsor a Candle In Honor or Memory of a Loved One – Gettysburg Connection

The Gettysburg Foundation presents the 18th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, from 5:30–9 p.m. in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery (weather permitting) located at 97 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening. Guests may enter the Cemetery through the gate at Taneytown Road or the gate at Baltimore Street. This non-ticketed event is free of charge and open to the public.

Support Gettysburg Foundation with a heartfelt donation for the Remembrance Day Illumination by sponsoring a candle in honor or memory of a loved one. A candle sponsorship is $18.63. Sponsorships will be accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

Volunteer opportunities include setting up, greeting guests, reading the names of Civil War
soldiers and cleaning up.

To sponsor a candle or request a volunteer assignment, call 717-339-2148 or email


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