Pence visits Gettysburg battlefield

AP File Photo
AP File Photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence is making a quick tour of the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, before addressing a rally at a nearby hotel.

The Republican vice presidential nominee is campaigning through Pennsylvania en route to Ohio.

Pence saw where soldiers from his home state of Indiana fought. The governor and his daughter Charlotte placed flowers at a memorial on the site.

Heading to the hotel for his speech, Pence asked his bus driver to stop near the cemetery where President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address in November 1863.

Pence and his daughter walked up the hill to the high point in the cemetery past hundreds of the markers of unknown soldiers of the Civil War.