Gettysburg National Cemetery.
Photo: Andrew Watt/Getty Images
Photo: Andrew Watt/Getty Images

WATCH: Bugler plays ‘Taps’ during 2016 Memorial Day sunset over Gettysburg

Historian Steven W. Sears calls the Battle of Gettysburg the “largest” and “costliest” campaign of the Civil War. Between the Union and Confederate forces, more than 57,000 men were lost, including 9,600 dead.

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To remember those who fell at that Pennsylvania battlefield in July 1863, and to honor all veterans who gave their lives for their country, Jari Villanueva of Taps for Veterans performed “Taps” on his bugle on Memorial Day in 2016 as the suns set over Little Round Top at Gettysburg.

It’s an old video, but the sentiments expressed never get old.

In honor of Memorial Day, 'Taps' performed at Little Round Top in Gettysburg by Jari Villanueva of Taps for Veterans.

Posted by Local 21 CBS News, WHP Harrisburg on Monday, May 29, 2017
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